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Black Lab Poster featuring the painting A Hero's Welcome by Michael Swanson

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A Hero's Welcome Poster


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A Hero's Welcome poster by Michael Swanson.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Thank you Randy and all others, your kind words always help to inspire me :)

Wonderful painting that has so much meaning...v

Michael, I am very impressed with this beauty and memorial painting of absolute devotion and beauty all rolled into one. Very awesome art work, and I just love the elements of this fabulous beauty! Thanks much for sharing! fave and vote

Tells a wonderful story and is well executed. I love it.

Beautiful. Great color and shadows!

Love this, a beautiful piece of art reflecting "Hometown America" v&f Carol

Very nice. Voted and faved.

Thanks I am happy that it leaves a positive feeling. I did this around the time of the original Iraq war, but sadly it seems to be perpetually relevant in this world we live in.

This is wonderful.

Very very nice!!! I just love this!! v/f/w

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A hero's welcome... This image has been chosen for the American Legion's annual Fundraising drive. Man's best friend patiently waits for his master to return. Whether away at war or just for a short time I always feel that dogs think of their owners as heroes How else can one explain the wagging tails, the greetings with their favourite toys in their mouth or their dancing reception one gets when coming home. It is obvious that man's best friend's emotional health relies on a good relationship with it's owner, in fact the emotional health of any owner benefits from heaving a friend that is a dog I have never owned a Black Lab, my favourite have always been Muts. The important thing is to have a pet, they enrich one's life in so many ways and rarely ask for more that a bit of attention in return. In doing this painting I wanted to express these feelings in a way that struck a note for anyone who owns a pet.

About Michael Swanson

Michael Swanson

CHECK OUT SwansonArt Originals LATEST SALE Please VOTE for your favorite images, it helps sales. Thanks ___________________________________________________ Michael Swanson "The hands of a Craftsman, the heart of an Artist." Heritage Gallery, Laguna, CA I'm often told; "Your art is so real looking why not just take a photo"? Well yes, if I could not draw I probably would, however a photo rarely reflects the three dimensional world we experiences, how often have you been disappointed that your photograph did not turn out as you expected? Let me explain; in a three dimensional world we see things subjectively, photographs can only capture a split second of any scene which often disappoints and is the main reason...

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