Dock dog

Dock Dog

Piece description from the artist

A brown and white English pointer leaps off an old wooden dock into a small tree-lined lake. Behind him, a barefoot young woman in jeans has just thrown a ball for her canine companion to retrieve.

This image was inspired by something I saw this weekend. My family and I went to see something called DockDogs, which bills itself as the world’s largest canine aquatics competition. Essentially, it was a long jump contest for dogs. The owner or trainer would throw a ball or some similar dog toy across a pool and their dog would dash down a runway and leap in after it. I'd never heard of such a thing before seeing it. It was rather fun to watch.

Other works by Daniel Eskridge

About Daniel Eskridge

Marietta, GA

Daniel is a forty-something living in the Metro-Atlanta area, and he is one of the few people who was actually born and raised there. He is also married and has two sons and a daughter. By day, he works as software engineer at a small company. By night he is an artist producing realist works depicting scenes of American wildlife, farm animals, fantasy scenes, extinct animals, and images of the "American Wild West":

Daniel has dual degrees in computer science and fine art from the University of Georgia. Given his education, it would seem only natural for him to combine the two by producing art using a computer. Daniel practices a new form of art called "3D Rendering":, a form of virtual sculpting with a computer. This form of art is utilized by film studios for special effects as well as animated movies, but it can be used to make stills as well. "Check out this video of Daniel creating a 3D rendering!":

Daniel’s interest in art began when he was young. As a fan of science fiction and fantasy novels, he became particularly interested in the works of the illustrators that appeared on the covers, such as "Frank Frazetta": and "Michael Whelan": In college, he discovered the work of the "French Realists":, the "Pre-Raphaelites":, and the "Hudson River School":, which further influenced him and put his work on a course where nature was the dominant theme.

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