"Dog with a View"

A winter afternoon, the light saturating the peach curtains, and a dog looking out at the snow; these are the elements I was balancing in this painting. Along with the hulking black shape of the piano. I was willfully trying to paint objects with a looser touch here. I don't know if I succeeded, but the feeling of serenity and coziness was enough to satisfy me. Even under the snow, Maisie has to keep tabs on what's going on.