Karen Crook

"Although painting has always been a large part of my life this is a new and exciting adventure for me.
Please revisit the site as i will be adding new pictures regularly"

Karen Crook
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The portfolio and blog of the Midland based artist Karen Crook.


Gilda the Golden retriever –¬† wondering what on earth are those floaty things !

Original – Acrylic on canvas 50 x 50 cm


Most people take a book to read on holiday – I take a painting – So I could take my time on a really detailed piece.

This is ` Precious’ taken from a photograph by Steve Allen.

Acrylic on cradled wooden panel  sized 50 X 50cm

Zig and Zag

A new style painting for me . Mother and baby Zebra . Painted on a cradled wooden panel. Acrylic with a high gloss varnish.

Size 50 x 50cm


A magestic Clumber Spaniel , one of UK’s native vulnerable breeds. They are the heaviest of the spaniels.


Tumble Drier

Another soggy doggy – border collie this time, trying to dry himself off !

Acrylic on canvas 40 x 40cm

Spin Cycle

After painting dogs swimming in water for many years. Now is the time to paint them as they try and get dry !

Acrylic on canvas 40 x 40 cm


A Wire Haired Vizsla, very close .

Acrylic on canvas 30 x 30 cm

Welsh Terrier

A playful Welsh Terrier , Brynn.

Copper Wave

I have been asked for fox red Labradors for some time. So of course I had to paint one having fun in the waves.

Original painting is 50 x 50cm acrylic on a standard canvas.

Quack Snack

To continue with my under water theme, this time a diving mallard duck.

Painted in acrylic on a 40 x 40 cm gallery wrapped canvas