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When I saw his work, I was stunned at how a painting could put you smack-dab in a cut cornfield, CRP ground or the tangled briars of ruffed grouse country. I’d swear he mixed a little adrenaline into his paints!

Ross Young’s dog paintings are from “life,” he says, as opposed to from photographs like most. This living, breathing connection between beast and brush create an image that jumps off the page like the birds we pursue. You can count the ribs on Ross’ pointers, hear the tail swish, feel the wirehair’s hot breath.

Ross Young’s paintings will grace the closing credits segment of Wingshooting USA again starting this fall. Here’s a preview of a one of his newest works for the show:

"One on One" by Ross Young

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Isn’t this a great piece of art?

Don’t you love this game? Once in a while, you make a business connection with like minds, people who “get it.” And then, some times, the magic happens. 

That’s what’s happened with Wingshooting USA sponsor Happy Jack. Joe Exum and his crew make animal health products and have for decades. With the help of ad consultant Bob Crone, Happy Jack will be creating a new commercial for next season’s shows featuring yours truly and Buddy. When the storyboards arrived, I was struck by the beautiful illustrations (at least, those with Buddy in them). 

How about you? Wouldn’t you love to have a painting like this of your dog? Like I said, what a great game we get to play!

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