As I mentioned before, somewhere during this blogging experience, process is what drives me forward with any project. I find it amazing that laying down line after line, one can create an image that seems to work. Above is the full slideshow of Moby’s head from start to finish. Not all of my photos areContinue reading “Moby Head Completed!”
Why do I keep picking at this image? It keeps festering on the drawingboard, receiving more marks in different areas, resolving questionable zones. I think I’m finally satisfied enough with his nose and the pencil is moving down into the muzzle zone. His chin hair is crazy! Do I really try to capture it orContinue reading “Isn’t He Done Yet?”
While the Chihuahua waits for spray fixative before continuing forward, I decided to start another image on the back side of the board. The drawing board takes up quite a bit of studio space when propped on boxes. It was from my father’s collection and first belonged to the University of Oregon school of Architecture. IContinue reading “On the flip side”
Do you own a senior dog with a crusty nose? Seems like there are several folks out there searching for information about the cause. We wondered the same thing when our ancient german shorthair pointer came down with it (actually she was around 14.5- 15 years at the time). The vet was consulted, yet heContinue reading “Crusty Nose Dog”
Note: This post was written back in September of 2009 to commemorator the passing of our German Shorthaired Pointer. Yesterday (March 6, 2011) we picked up a 13 month old German Wirehaired Pointer named Beau, the start of a new era. I think I must be crazy to have brought in another pointer to ourContinue reading “The Mocha Era”
It’s really happened. On April 30th she passed over the 16.5 yr mark. We certainly didn’t think she would ever make it this far, or us to survive….but here she is still standing & walking with her crusty nose. What a dog!