Who Shall Have This

Who Shall Have This, Oil on linen, 13" x 20" 

Who Shall Have This, Oil on linen, 13" x 20" 

Newfoundland dogs were one of the first things to challenge my perception of color and light. How could you make pictures of something that was solid black?  

Also, I've a terrible fear of sneaker waves and think there should be one Newf for every mile of Oregon coastline.  

The title is a portioning system mentioned by Bligh in Mutiny On The Bounty. The newf here was pregnant with her first litter.