I love Wilson. Wilson is a Weimaraner who was born without a neck. His adorable head is just right on his shoulders, it looks basically how you would imagine it. He was one of the sweet dog boys that I would care for back when I worked at the kennel on Lajes Field Air Base. ... Continue Reading →
Back in 2012, I took on a 366 sketches project. The thing is--after a while, 33 drawings, 79 drawings, 165 drawings, 283 drawings--my imagination would wear thin every so often, and reference images were very helpful as a source for inspiration when my mind would just get blank.
For my artist date, I returned to my favorite swimming hole on the island--one final time before we move to North Dakota. I brought my favorite little white dog, watched the sun set and took photos. It was perfect--and a little sad. I have loved living here.
This was a very fun recently commissioned work by a returning client. She wanted a small work created specifically for her. She didn't give me anything else to go on--I was simply told to make a piece the seemed like her. This is what I ended up with. Here work is flowing and pretty; I... Continue Reading →
“I want to be upfront with you,” the desperation is evident in her voice. “She doesn’t like little dogs, and she is aggressive with children.” I can hear her voice quivering with tears over the phone, and my stomach is in knots—hoping at the end of all this I can save a life.I know some... Continue Reading →
We are watching a couple of adorable pets for a couple friends, while they are in Greece. I explained to pet-mom that her dog, Biggs, and cat, Belle, were doing very well--I think I've convinced them that they are currently at puppy/kitty summer camp. Which, of course, means letters to your parents from summer camp!... Continue Reading →