This artwork is ingenious, amusing, and inspiring. The Labrador in this illustration is quite expressive. The artwork appears realistic because of the high precision details.
About the Sentinel of the Marsh
This Sentinel of the Marsh or also referred to as the Labrador retriever is a pyrography artwork by Julie Bender. A pyrography refers to the art of drawing with fire. This artwork is produced with maple wood and measures 24 x 20 inches. This art piece was featured on the back cover of Gray’s Sporting Journal’s July 2013 issue.
About the Artist
Julie Bender is a visual artist from Colorado. She has a fascination with drawings inspired by nature and animals. Bender worked as a computer artist and project manager in web and software development firms.
She has a passion for pyrography and always shows accuracy in her works. Bender loves creating expressive portraits of her animal subjects. She considers herself as a self-taught master of pyrography.
Thank you very much, Julie Bender, for allowing us to post and share your Sentinel of the Marsh. If you wish to see more of her fine pyrography artworks, you can check and visit her website.