Friday, November 30, 2007

I am not completely happy with this one, I think I could have planned it better so I may end up doing this one over.

Thursday, November 29, 2007


This is todays work. This little guy has been coming to my kennel for over two years now and he has finally decided he doesn't want to escape every time he is here. I think he thinks this is his second home now and is happy to come and play with my own doggies. He spends most of his time in my house though instead of in the kennel. I am such a soft touch for a wet nose and big brown eyes!

Elvira and Dolly

This is another of my doggie sketches. I will be posting some every day so if you want to check back you can see the latest ones.
This one is of a mother and daughter. The mom is Elvira, a doxy and the daughter is Dolly, a doxy yorkie cross. Isn't she cute? She is so much fun and is very inquisitive and curious.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Each year at the Holidays, I send all my boarding kennel dogs and kitties Holiday postcards. I do watercolor sketches of the animals on the front. My owners seem to enjoy seeing them. These are the first five I have done this year.

Monday, November 19, 2007

I can't believe it is already time to get ready for the Holidays, seems as if I just did that only it was a year ago.
This is my Holiday card for 2007.I will be putting it on items in my Cafe press shop and possibly in my Ebay store. Contact me for the URLs for both if you are interested.

The local art group I belong to set as the December theme, "barns". Well, I am not good at landscape, they don't seem to be my focus but I figured I had to do something to take to the meeting to show so I decided to paint this one and of course had to add a horse! I struggled mightily with the foreground and had to resort to using a bit of gouache to add the weedy flowers but overall I think it turned out OK. Not my best work but I guess it will do. :)

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Well, I have been in a slump for a week or two but did go ahead and paint this conch shell which is the challenge for my online watercolor group for November.
It was a study in color and texture. I think I am pleased with it.