Home LifeStyle  Arts & Culture Luxury Pet Industry a Patron of the Arts

Luxury Pet Industry a Patron of the Arts

Posted: Jan. 20th, 2009  |  By James Rothaar Freelance Writer |
RSS Syndicated News Email a Friend Suggest an Article Share Visit Website
Fine Art Pet Portraits: It is always a pleasure to introduce an emerging artist to our readers. Samantha Norwood is an animal lover and an artist whose intricately detailed portraits of people's pets - in acrylics or watercolors - are vividly rich. If pictures are indeed worth thousands of words, an originally commissioned portrait work like this would be priceless to a pet owner.

Ms. Norwood, who also is an interior designer, works with photographs to produce portraits that preserve an animal's essence forever. My culturally challenged vision was fully exposed during my first encounter with "Superpony," a Norwood portrait of a horse. It was so lifelike that I thought it was a well-made photograph, with a dark background, designed to illuminate the horse's expressive face. The intricacies captured by Norwood on canvass are extraordinary.

Ms. Norwood is a graduate of Towson State University, in Maryland, and a student of renowned Pennsylvania artist Karl J. Keurner III. Giclée reproductions of gallery works by Samantha Norwood are available online at www.samanthanorwood.com.

For LxM James Rothaar
Related Topics : Lifestyle News
Share on Facebook Share
See Next Article
Related Articles
Featured Contributor
JustLuxeJustLuxe
Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead this morning in his Manhattan apartment, with speculation...
Read More | View Profile
The Best of Luxury
Event Calendar

the holiday gift guide 2013

DISCOVER THE LIST >
1

Sony DSC-QX100 Smartphone Attachable Lens

Sony basically packed all the usual camera inner workings within the lens... more >

2

Flask Bangle by Cynthia Rowley

For the life of the party this Cynthia Rowley flask bangle holds three ounces... more >

3

Carbon Fiber Ciclotte

Designed and crafted in Italy, Ciclotte's luxury exercise bike models... more >

Day

Keeping Up with JustLuxe
Like Us on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterRSS Feeds
Sign Up for Our Newsletter!
Current News & Features
Grand Velas Los Cabos Unveils the World's Most Expensive Taco
Finding Banksy: A Guide to Locating Banksy's Street Art
Dubai Looks to Build The Globe's First Rotating Skyscraper
Three Chefs Who are Disrupting New Orleans’ Food Scene
Inside The World’s Largest, Members-Only Superyacht
A Quick Look at 7 of our Favorite Exclusive Private Clubs Around the World
The Culinary Energy of ZUMA: An Interview with Chef Rainer Becker
Ring in Spring with Penhaglion's Perfectly Pink Bathtub
Adrian Cheng & Dame Vivienne Westwood’s New Exhibition Fuses Art with Eco-Sensitive Fashion
Private Jet Services’ Chief Revenue Officer Michael Farley on the State of the Jet Card Business
See the complete list

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
View All Best of Luxury
LivingLuxe. Exclusive Deals and Luxury Brands. Learn More
JustLuxe Galleries presents Popular Photo Galleries
Meet Our Writers Become a Contributor
Must-Sees at Art Basel Hong Kong 2017
The LuxeNomad »
Finding Banksy: A Guide to Locating Banksy's Street Art
Joe Wareham »
Adrian Cheng & Dame Vivienne Westwood’s New Exhibition Fuses Art with Eco-Sensitive Fashion
Susan Kime »
See More Contributors
THINGS WE LIKE