What was your source for this piece? Other Tell us a little more about your inspiration. Joey Panek's long haired chihuahua What type of piece is this? Painting Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. This is 20X20 oil on canvas painting of Joey Panek's long haired Chihuahua, named Lulu. This pet portrait was a birthday present of his true love. This painting was painted in a traditional layering oil painting technique. The inspiration for the painting was from a picture of LuLu smiling which this dog rarely does, since she is terrified of all other Humans except Joey Panek. Joey has a video blog called howboutjoey.com and Lulu often steals the show. His relationship with her is adorable. Is the piece for sale? No What are you most proud of? This painting What advice would you give someone starting this project? Nothing feels better then seeing the joy you bring people by giving them a painting of something they love. My advice is to give, and give unconditionally it will return to you 10 fold.