Monday, January 27, 2014

Day 27: Peaceful Pig

Day 27 of 30 paintings in 30 days, Jan 2014
"Peaceful Pig" 
8x8 Acrylic on wood panel with 3/4 inch sides

Another NON-Food painting.  Well, we know he will not be bacon because he is at the Ironwood Pig Sanctuary and seems downright happy and spiritual.  I found that after painting a bunch of pigs for auction to raise money for the pig rescue organizations last year, I became a vegan.  Looking into an animal's eyes gives you a glimpse into their soul, and this guy just speaks to me!  I had to paint him.   Tomorrow back to food paintings.  

3 comments:

  1. Love this pig! I had no idea there was such a thing as a pig rescue.

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  2. Adorable face, wow! He does look happy! And hooray for a pig rescue organization. The treatment of pigs and cattle in the U.S. is horrifying and criminal, but most people choose not to think about it.

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  3. Thanks Jane, and Cindy. Ironwoodpigs.org is my favorite organization that rescues potbellied pigs.

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