Jack was an identity around Mapua and on the beach at Ruby Bay. He was rescued as a young dog from living wild behind Tarras down South by his owner, Richard, and remained devoted only to Richard for the rest of his life. As a Huntaway he was determined to 'herd' you if you stopped to chat with Richard - which took a bit of getting used to. And he didn't like the camera either... at all... I painted this for Richard when Jack was still alive.