Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Dreaming Orchids: Flower Art by Cori Solomon

Dreaming Orchids
By Cori Solomon
This acrylic painting depicts one my orchids that were recently blooming.  It is always a thrill to see the orchids when they bloom.  This painting combines Acrylics and watercolor on canvas.  

Size: 6 x 6

$60

10% of the proceeds to benefit a animal charity.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Boston Terrier Dog Art: Puppy Puppy By Cori Solomon

Puppy Puppy
By Cori Solomon
Who can resist adorable puppies.  These two Boston Terrier puppies are cute as a button, looking so intently at the viewer.  This drawing is created in Pastels and matted.
Size: 14 x 11

$85
A portion of the proceeds will benefit an animal rescue or charity.
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Friday, July 11, 2014

Enlightened: Corgi Art By Cori Solomon

Enlightened
By Cori Solomon
Pastel drawing profiling a Welsh Cardigan Corgi.  
The intensity of of this Corgi's blue eye draws you in. 
This artwork is matted. 

Size: 11 x 14
$85
A percentage of the proceeds will benefit Old Dog Haven
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Cavalier Rock Art By Cori Solomon

Cavalier Rock Art
By Cori Solomon
Painting the face of a dog on a rock is fun even though it is a small space to work with. This rock depicts the facial expression of a cute Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

Size:  3 x 2.5
$22
A percentage will be donated to an animal charity
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Friday, June 27, 2014

Set In Stone: Cat Rock Art By Cori Solomon

Set In Stone
By Cori Solomon
Acrylic painting of a tabby cat painted on a quarry rock.  
This artwork profile a portrait of a cat with big blue eyes.

Size:  4.5 x 4 x 1.5
$35
A percentage of the proceeds to benefit Tabby's Place
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Monday, June 16, 2014

A Shaggy Expression of Love: Bearded Collie Art By Cori Solomon

A Shaggy Expression of Love
By Cori Solomon

With different hues of blue this framed and matted pastel drawing depicts a Bearded Collie looking at the viewer with a lovingly expression.

Size: 20.5" X 17.5"

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

At Rest II: Siberian Husky Art by Cori Solomon

At Rest II
By Cori Solomon
There is something so peaceful about watching a dog sleep.  
This Siberian Husky sleeps in a very relaxed pose.

Size: 8.5 x 11
$80
10% of the proceeds to benefit Old Dog Haven
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Friday, May 23, 2014

Anatolian Shepherd Dog Art By Cori Solomon

Anatolian
By Cori Solomon
Pastel head study of an Anatolian Shepherd.  
This dog breed originated in Turkey and is used to protect livestock.

Size: 9 x 8.5
$65
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Cooper: Australian Shepherd Art By Cori Solomon

Cooper
By Cori Solomon

This pastel drawing was a commissioned pet portrait.  It depicts a Australian Shepherd, also known as an Aussie named Cooper.  
 
It appears that Cooper is very happy as he almost has a smile on his face.  

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Jack and Bailey: Cat Art by Cori Solomon

Jack and Bailey
By Cori Solomon

This was a commissioned pastel drawing of two cats, brothers, cuddling in a cat tree.

You had to wonder how both orange tabby cats were able to fit in this space 
but as we all know our furry friends find themselves in the most unusual spots.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Eye To Eye: Horse Art by Cori Solomon

Eye To Eye 
By Cori Solomon

Created in pastels this is a close up study of a horse's head focusing mainly on the eye.  The drawing is looking at the eye in profile.  This artwork is matted.




Size: 10 x 8

$106

A percentage of the proceeds to be donated to a charity for horses.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Finn: Wire Haired Dachshund Art By Cori Solomon

Finn
By Cori Solomon

This was a commissioned drawing of an adorable Wire Haired Dachshund named Finn.
 
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Cori Solomon accepts commissions for Pet Portraits.  
If you are looking to capture you dog or cat in a pastel drawing please contact Cori Solomon.
 

Friday, February 7, 2014

Kissin Cousins: Cat Art By Cori Solomon

Kissin Cousins
By Cori Solomon

This pastel drawing shows the affection two cats have for one another.   This artwork comes matted.



Size: 11 X 14 with mat

$90

10% of the proceeds benefit Tabby's Place.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Variation on a Theme: Abstract Art by Cori Solomon

Variation on a Theme
By Cori Solomon

This triptych utilizes monochromatic colors to do three different variations.  The artwork is created in Gouache and the piece is matted and framed.

Size: 24 x 8.5
$140
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Shar Pei - Wrinkles By Cori Solomon


Wrinkles
By Cori Solomon

When I see all the wrinkles on a Shar Pei I think of Love Knots and I wanted to do a pastel drawing that conveys the feeling I get when I look into their eyes.

Size: 8.5 x 8.5

10% of the proceeds to benefit Old Dog Heaven.

$80

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Dream Weaver: Whippet Art Watercolor By Cori Solomon

Dream Weaver
By Cori Solomon
Watercolor painting of a Whippet in profile against a blue and purple background.  
This Whippet appears to be sitting up with an intent look in its eyes.  
I used a bit of pastel in the face of the Whippet.

This piece is framed. 
Size: 8 x 10

$99
10% of the proceeds to benefit Stola.
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Monday, November 18, 2013

Onslow: Basset Hound Art By Cori Solomon

Onslow
By Cori Solomon
With those big brown eyes this Basset Hound captures your attention 
as he rests on a blue pillow.

Size: 8.5 x 11
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Friday, November 1, 2013

A Family Cluster: Grapes and Vines by Cori Solomon

A Family Cluster

By Cori Solomon

A mixed media piece depicting grapes created using Pastels, Watercolors and grape juice as the background.   This artwork was created from a photo taken by my friend photographer Tenley Fohl at the Saarloos Family & Sons Vineyard. This artwork comes matted.




Size:  10 x 8 
$52
10% of the proceeds to benefit Search Dog Foundation.
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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Milly: Calico Cat Art By Cori Solomon

Milly
By Cori Solomon
 
This sweet Calico cat is resting peacefully.  
You might say that Milly is doing what cats do best taking a catnap.
Size: 10 x 8
$85
10% of the proceeds go to a cat charity.

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Sunday, September 15, 2013

A Grape Day By Cori Solomon

A Grape Day
By Cori Solomon

As a wine reviewer, I thought it would be fun create some artwork depicting the grape.  This watercolor depicts a cluster of almost ready to harvest grapes.  This painting is created from a photograph that my friend photographer Tenley Fohl.
Size: 8 x 10

$70
A portion of the proceeds from this painting will benefit an animal charity.
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Friday, September 6, 2013

Celebrating The Grape: Grapevines By Cori Solomon

Celebrating The Grape
By Cori Solomon
Pastel drawing of grapes hanging from a grape vine in a vineyard.  In this drawing the grapes are changing color in what is known as veraison. 

As I write about wine and wineries, I thought it was time I draw the fruit that I love to write about.  This drawing is created from a photo by my friend and wine photographer Tenley Fohl.  

This drawing is framed.

Size: 11 x 4.5

$195

10% of the proceeds to benefit an animal rescue or charity.

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Monday, August 19, 2013

A Burst of Yellow: Flower Art By Cori Solomon

A Burst of Yellow
By Cori Solomon

Looking at a Sunflower or Daisy from a different perspective makes a drawing unique. That is exactly what I accomplished in this pastel drawing while bringing out the yellow and orange hues in this flower.

This drawing was created from a photo taken by my friend photographer Tenley Fohl

Size: 8.25 x 4.5

$58

10% of the proceeds to benefit Stola Saluki Rescue

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Sweet Enchantment: Saluki Art By Cori Solomon

Sweet Enchantment
By Cori Solomon

Profile of a Saluki with the wind blowing in through it ear feathering.  
Created in pastels with a green background.


Size: 12 x 11


$100

10% of the proceeds to benefit Stola, Saluki Tree of Life.


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Sunday, August 4, 2013

The Flower Child: Saluki Art by Cori Solomon

The Flower Child
By Cori Solomon
 
This pastel drawing depicts a Grizzle Saluki in profile with a bed of flowers behind.  
This drawing was created from a photo taken by my husband Ken Bornstein of our Saluki Zoe in the flower fields in Lompoc California.  It was a finalist in a photo contest for AAA.

Size: 11 x 8.5
 
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Monday, July 29, 2013

Griz: Saluki Art Watercolor by Cori Solomon

Griz
By Cori Solomon

Watercolor painting of a Grizzle colored Saluki.  
This drawing was created with watercolor pencils.  

Size: 7 x 5


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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Doodling Around: Quarter Horse Watercolor By Cori Solomon





Doodling Around
By Cori Solomon

This painting of Doodles a Quarter Horse that I encountered while I was wine tasting in Santa Ynez Valley is created using watercolor pencil.   I was experimenting with using a new medium that I could work with easily while recuperating from surgery.


Size: 10 x 8

$75

10% of the proceeds to benefit Safe

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Friday, July 12, 2013

Tabby Cat: In The Blue By Cori Solomon

In The Blue
By Cori Solomon

Framed and matted Pastel Drawing of a Cat.

This drawing was created in a gestural style.

Size: 12 x 10.5

$190

10% of the proceeds from the sale of this drawing benefit Tabby's Place

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Sunny Side Up: Sunflower Floral Art by Cori Solomon

Sunny Side Up
By Cori Solomon

Fascinated by the perspective a photo by Tenley Fohl depicting the underside of a Sunflower, it inspired me to create a drawing showing the beauty of the side of this majestic flower that most people take for granted.  This drawing is created in pastels.

Size:  10 x 5.5

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Monday, July 1, 2013

Cavalier At Heart: King Charles Cavalier Spaniel Art By Cori Solomon

Cavalier At Heart
By Cori Solomon

The King Charles Cavalier Spaniel has the sweetest face making the Cavalier a very lovable dog.  This head study is of a red colored Cavalier.

Size:  9 x 12

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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Sunburst: Sunflower Art By Cori Solomon

Sunburst
By Cori Solomon

Sunflowers to me represent a burst of sunshine.  This pastel drawing of a sunflower shows that burst of life.   Created from a photo taken by friend Tenley Fohl, whose fabulous photography is giving me the inspiration to capture the beauty of nature especially flowers, a newer subject matter for me.

This artwork is framed.

 

Size:  5.5 X 9.5

$180

10% to benefit Stola

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Saturday, June 22, 2013

Proud Newfy: Newfoundland Dog Art By Cori Solomon

Proud Newfy
By Cori Solomon

The Newfoundland is known as the Newfy and this one sits very stoicly waiting.  It is almost as if he is very proud to be where he is.

Size:  8.75 x 12.5

$100

10% of the proceeds to benefit Search Dog Foundation

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Doodle's Eye: Horse Art By Cori Solomon

Doodle's Eye
By Cori Solomon

On a wine tour with Stagecoach Wine Tours in Santa Barbara County, I met Doodle at one of our winery stops, Belle Cavalli.  Doodle's welcomed us to our picnic lunch at this Equestrian Facility and winery.  This drawing of Doodle's eye is created from the fantastic picture that my photography friend Tenley Fohl took of Doodle.  

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A Perfect Match: Standard Poodle Art by Cori Solomon

A Perfect Match 
By Cori Solomon

Intriqued by these two poodles during a visit to the bank, I had to photograph the pair knowing I would create a drawing of them.  This pastel drawing is  the result of seeing them.

Size:  14 x 11

$99

10% of the proceeds to benefit Old Dog Haven.

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Monday, May 27, 2013

My Best Friend: Shiba Ina Dog Art By Cori Solomon



 My Best Friend
By Cori Solomon

With a smile on its face this dog is definitely someones best friend.  The inspiration for this drawing was a dog I saw while taking a package to the post office.  This Shiba Ina  was sitting outside patiently for its owner.

Size:  8.5 x 11

$75

10% of the proceeds shall benefit the Search Dog Foundation.

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Sunday, May 19, 2013

Pony Up: Thoroughbred Horse Art By Cori Solomon

Pony Up
By Cori Solomon

A pastel drawing of a thoroughbred horse in profile.

Size: 8.5 x 11

$120

10% of the proceeds to benefit Safe Haven Equine Rescue

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Sunday, May 5, 2013

Angel: Dog Art By Cori Solomon

Angel
By Cori Solomon

A commissioned portrait of a Labrador mix.  
The eyes are what grabbed me as they are very soulful.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Ordie and Billie Schipperke Dog Art By Cori Solomon

Ordie and Billy
By Cori Solomon
 
This was a commission drawing of two Schipperke's that live in Australia.  Prior to creating this pastel drawing I had only seen the black Schipperke.  I have now discovered that there are light colored Schipperkes and in the case of Ordie, the dog on the left, she is very expressive.  
 
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Greyt Aspirations: Greyhound Dog Art By Cori Solomon

Greyt Aspirations
By Cori Solomon

Created in a soft and poetic style this pastel drawing show a black and white Greyhound in profile.  This drawing was a demonstration drawing at a trunk show I had in Solvang during Greyhound Fest.

Size: 8.5 x 11

$95

10% of the proceeds benefits Greyt Legs 

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Sunday, March 24, 2013

Jiro: Shiba Inu Dog Art By Cori Solomon

Jiro
By Cori Solomon

I was asked to add a Shiba Inu, the agile dog from Japan, into my portfolio of dog breeds.  I created this pastel drawing of Jiro as my first representation of the Shiba Inu.

Size: 11 x 15

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