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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Commemorative Artwork (Drawing) of US Army k-9 Police Handler and his Military Working Dog

It has been a while since my last post and some of you might have been wondering what was on my easel? I started this commission last April and although I was given over a year to complete it, I felt it's completion was long overdue.
The drawing features Military K-9 Police handler Sgt Chris Lalonde and his dog U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Fasco. The pair participated in a historic tandem jump from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at an altitude of 12,500 feet, Sept. 18, 2009. The jump took place at the Gammon Parade Field on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. during Military Police Warfighter Week.
 Artwork Drawing of Military Police k-9 Handler and US Army Sgt Major Fasco portrait in pencil
Sgt Chris Lalonde & Sgt Major Fasco
Pencil Drawing
11" x 14" 

8 comments:

Doreen Cross said...

Absolutely Stunning piece Colette.
So much detail.
You are so so talented.

john said...

Great drawing Colette. I'm sure that your client is well pleased with your excellent work.

Colette Theriault said...

Thanks Doreen and John. It was a long and painstaking process but I am glad and relieved the overall piece turned out like I wanted. Glad I have this one behind me though to start the year fresh!

Vic said...

Brilliant work and so well thought out, I love it.

Colette Theriault said...

Vic, thanks for visiting and for your kind words.

hmuxo said...

Colette...this is absolutely amazing! It looks like such a difficult piece but it's beautiful!!! You are truly gifted!!

Ray Thoms said...

Your work continues to be amazing...you ability for detail is exceptional....excellent work Collete....

Colette Theriault said...

Your comments are greatly appreciated Hilda and Ray! Thank you!