My Buddies ~ Australian Shepherd ~ Oil Painting by Barbara Applegate

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Toby & Reba my Australian Shepherd dogs at home and my best buds everyday of my life.
Toby is a Blue Merle Male named for Toby Keith and Reba is a Red Tri Female named for Reba McIntrye
Oil painting on a 9" X 12" canvas board

I was born in Texas, raised and went to school in New Mexico and now I reside in Oregon. Although, a self taught artist, my approach to art is of places remembered from her youth. I’m a retired person who took up painting again in 2007.
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  • ginabgood1
    ginabgood1over 4 years ago

  • Thank you Gina that was quick

    – Barbara Applegate

  • Marjorie Wallace
    Marjorie Wallaceover 4 years ago

    Hmmmm.. I wonder if Barbara likes Country Western music??? LOL! A wondeful painting of your best buds, Barb! . They look like wonderful dogs.

  • Tee Hee I’m a real fan of C&W. They keep me going my life would be so boring without my daily interaction with them. They keep life Real. Thanks for your nice words

    – Barbara Applegate

  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainover 4 years ago

    They are so beautiful, such lovely markings & colorings, & great names, too

  • Thank You so much. The thing about Australian Shepherds there are never two the same, they are unique unto themselves.

    – Barbara Applegate

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromover 4 years ago

    What a great painting Barbara…Excellent job!

  • Thanks Susan

    – Barbara Applegate

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsover 4 years ago

    If someone doesn’t know how much you love the dogs, they haven’t been on RB very long. lol Wonderful painting of your two buddies, Barbara.

  • Thanks Jim, This breed has been a part of my life since 1964, It would be strange without one of these guys not living with me.

    – Barbara Applegate

  • NatureGreeting Cards ©ccwri
    NatureGreeting...over 4 years ago

    What a very handsome pair!! BEAUTIFUL Barbara!!

  • Thank You so much

    – Barbara Applegate

  • Rhonda Strickland
    Rhonda Stricklandalmost 4 years ago

    Thank you for submitting your work to A Place to Start. We look forward to seeing more of your work in the group. To see a list specific group suggestions, click here to go to the Suggestions and Links to Groups forum and look at the suggestions or post your questions.

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