Diary of a Painter


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Getting the Best Photo of Your Pet for a Portrait

If you are trying to get the very best photo of your pet which will result in a great portrait, there are some basic concepts to keep in mind. Many people choose to have professional photography done. That is always a possibility, but with a little patience and preparation,  you can really enjoy capturing the perfect picture for … Continue reading Getting the Best Photo of Your Pet for a Portrait


Photo Contest Entries – Winners Announced Soon!

As you know, in honor of National Pet Week, “Larry Gekiere Artist” held a contest just for my newsletter subscribers. The theme of the contest was in keeping with the theme for next year’s National Pet Week – “More than a Pet, More than a Friend…Family”. Here are all the GREAT entries for your enjoyment. … Continue reading Photo Contest Entries – Winners Announced Soon!


Donation to Legacy Boxer Rescue – Painting to Save Pups!

This year for the first time, Larry Gekiere – Artist is participating in a great fundraising event put on by one of the biggest dog rescue organizations in the DFW area by offering a special donation. Legacy Boxer Rescue (LBR) was founded in 2004 with the belief that all Boxers should have a legacy befitting … Continue reading Donation to Legacy Boxer Rescue – Painting to Save Pups!


News About the “Larry Gekiere Artist Newsletter”!

Now and again I send out an email about what’s going on at “Larry Gekiere Artist”. With the latest email, I have changed the format a bit. My email is now the official newsletter of Larry Gekiere Artist. Every quarter I’ll be sharing my favorite blog posts from the past months, but for those of … Continue reading News About the “Larry Gekiere Artist Newsletter”!