This won't surprise anyone that knows me, but I've been thinking about dogs a lot lately. Obviously I am super into animals; I love looking at them, petting them, drawing them, learning about them, etc. But I can't have an alligator or a squirrel or boar in my house. I don't even think I'd want to, because dogs are the best. If I could have Sophie with me all the time, I would, because she is my favorite person, even if she's not a person.
Anyway, I keep thinking about dogs because a few weeks ago I was at an event my aunt was selling jewelry at and I started talking to the people at AnimalLuvr's Dream Rescue. AnimalLuvr's fixes up sick or hurt animals so that they have a chance at finding a family. I couldn't help it; I signed up to be a foster dog-mom. And tonight after work I am picking up a little dog at the vet that I get to bring home and spoil until she finds a forever home. And I AM SO EXCITED! There will definitely be pictures to come. I've been making a lot of pug paintings in the last few weeks and I am wondering if this new dog will sit still enough that I can make a painting of her. I've been doing tiny tiny 2" paintings on canvas- actual acrylic paintings, not collage and acrylic, and I'm liking some of them. I'm wondering if I can work some of them into my Pergamo Paper Goods stuff or what. Maybe I can do a series of paintings of foster dogs. I'm also going to bring her to a benefit/adoption event on Sunday and I'm very excited to pet all the dogs (and try not to adopt all of them). I was also considering fostering with Florida Pug Rescue, but I feel like AnimalLuvr's probably needs more help if it's something I can handle. We will see if I can even do this without getting too attached.
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