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Animal Face Masks with Face Mask Art

Animal Face Masks with Face Mask Art

Unique gifts and items displaying the artwork of Cori Solomon are found on both FineArt America.com and Pixels.com.  These include animal face masks since they are the new norm in our daily dress code. Animal lovers looking for face masks will now find them available...

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Gray Toy Poodle: Dolly

Gray Toy Poodle: Dolly

I drew this gray-colored Toy Poodle as a holiday commissioned pet portrait last December. The portrait portrays Dolly, who always wears red ribbons in her hair. Actually the ribbons accent her gray fur nicely. Dolly has a grin on her face as if her teasing smile...

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Irish Setter: Pete

Irish Setter: Pete

Meet Pete my latest commissioned dog portrait.  This Irish Setter loves sitting in his leather chair. As his owner describes, "Pete is a happy go lucky and goofy," but in looking at photos of Pete there is a serious side to him, I captured the demure side of Pete in...

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Saluki: Jovie

Saluki: Jovie

The Saluki is dear to my heart since I live with four of them.  My affinity for the breed comes out in my drawings.  I always love it when I am asked to draw my breed. This drawing of Jovie represents my first attempt at creating a particolored Saluki. It is much...

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Cat Writers Association: Fine Art Muse Winner

Cat Writers Association: Fine Art Muse Winner

I am thrilled to say that I am the recipient of the 2018 Cat Writers Association Competition Muse Winner in Fine Arts for my drawing of Sima the Siamese Cat.  I can also say that I am the first to win this award because 2018 was the first offering of an award for Fine...

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: Cavalier Too

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: Cavalier Too

One of my latest Monotypes depicts Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.  I abstractly created this head study.  Although the monotype process utilizes ink, I  also incorporate pastels to accent as a way to accent this hand pulled print.  The color of this Cavalier is...

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Chinese Crested: Geppetto

Chinese Crested: Geppetto

My latest commissioned pet portrait was of a Chinese Crested named Geppetto. The Chinese Crested comes in two varieties, the hairless and the ones with fur also known as the Powderpuff. In this dog portrait, I loved the wispy hair around the face. Geppetto is also...

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Siamese Cat – Sima

Siamese Cat – Sima

This Siamese cat was my most recent commissioned cat portrait.  This was a special gift to someone for Hanukkah and was well received. I love the blue of the Siamese cat's eyes.  The blue eyes gives this cat breed its character.  The eyes seem to sparkle and the...

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: Ruby

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: Ruby

Ruby, a red Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was a commissioned portrait that my husband's long time friend, Jack Roth ordered to give to a dear friend.  While creating this portrait, Ruby passed to the Rainbow Bridge, thereby making this a very special gift.  Remember a...

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Pumpkin Patch: Harvest Time with Pumpkins

Pumpkin Patch: Harvest Time with Pumpkins

As Autumn descends upon us it time to think about harvest and the fruits of the season.  Pumpkins seem to appear everywhere and soon I get to sample my favorite dessert,  Pumpkin Pie.  Honoring the season this Monotype depicts three pumpkins in a pumpkin patch.  This...

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Sport: Mixed Breed Dog

Sport: Mixed Breed Dog

When a close girlfriend lost her dog of many years, I had to give her a drawing of her dog, Sport.  Although Sport, a mixed breed was not a Saluki like his roommates, sometimes I think he thought he was as tall and fast as them.  This dog portrait of Sport portrays...

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German Pinscher: Zippo

German Pinscher: Zippo

Check out my latest pastel drawing, a commissioned pet portrait of a German Pinscher named Zippo, who resides in Florida. This dog portrait depicts a red German Pinscher.  From my understanding, Zippo got his name because he races around all the time, especially in...

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Grizzle Saluki: Zeke

Grizzle Saluki: Zeke

It is a sad day when we lose our pets.  In this case, it was a Grizzle Saluki I bred, who lived with my good friends Verial Whitten and Barbara Nackarud.  Shortly after I received an email from Verial asking if I could draw Zeke.   She hoped to gift Barbara a drawing...

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Goldendoodle: Miles

Goldendoodle: Miles

Sharing another of my holiday commissions, a dog portrait that I created in 2017.  Obviously, I could not post until the recipient of the gift received the drawing.  Miles is a Goldendoodle always adorned with a tie or scarf.  In most the images Miles carries a smile,...

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Standard Poodle: Odin

Standard Poodle: Odin

Meet Odin, an apricot colored Standard Poodle and a commissioned dog portrait I created in pastels for the holidays. Pet Portraits make lovely gifts. In creating this dog portrait I requested a selection of images so I could then select the photo that most inspires me...

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