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15×20 watercolor, watercolor pencils and Inktense on watercolor paper. Original available.

As of 03-02-14, 953 views and 12 favorited.

CHALLENGES: For the Love of Dogs – Paintings – Top 10;
FEATURES: Painted Nature & Objects; GEMS; In Dogs We Trust; For the Love of Dogs; Painters Universe (Permanent Feature Gallery 11-08-11); Beautiful Boxers, Bullies & Staffies; BSL Worldwide Targeted Dog Breeds; Watercolor-Pencil Art; APBT Lovers;

Developed in Germany, the Boxer is a breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dog. The coat is smooth and fawn or brindled, with or without white markings. Boxers are brachycephalic, and have a square muzzle, mandibular prognathism (an underbite), very strong jaws and a powerful bite ideal for hanging on to large prey. The Boxer was bred from the English Bulldog and the now extinct Bullenbeisser and is part of the Molosser group.

The Boxer was first exhibited in a dog show for St. Bernards at Munich in 1895, the first Boxer club being founded the next year. Based on 2007 American Kennel Club statistics, Boxers are the sixth most popular breed of dog in the United States—moving up from the seventh spot for the first time since 2002—with 33,548 new dog registrations during the year (info from Wikipedia).

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bbk0900, dog, boxer, pet, animal

I love what I do and I do what I love.. been drawing for over 60 years now – I hope I’ve got it right.

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  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunteralmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful work Barb!

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallalmost 3 years ago

    How beautiful is this!

  • Abigail Jennings
    Abigail Jenningsalmost 3 years ago

    what beautiful boxers!!!

  • Jeannie26
    Jeannie26almost 3 years ago

    4 November 2011
    Please be on the lookout for a challenge at the end of November for featured works of the month.

  • Qnita
    Qnitaalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations with the feature! Lovely work!

  • MoniqueGeurts
    MoniqueGeurtsalmost 3 years ago

    Great work!

  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHessealmost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work, the expressions are so typical!

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsalmost 3 years ago

    My brother-in-law raises Boxers and wouldn’t consider another breed. I’ll have to put him on to your profile so he can see this one Barb. Excellent work.

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful work !!! Bravo!!!
    Your host, Deb
    November 5, 2011

  • Zdogs
    Zdogsalmost 3 years ago

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