Category Archives: Dog Portraits

Shetland Sheepdog Portrait = Piper’s Portrait in Pastel

This piece of artwork of Piper, a Shetland Sheepdog was a commemorative portrait. The photo I had to work from was very distorted with pixelated smears. It took much longer than expected to intuit the missing details. I looked at … Continue reading

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Thoughts At the Close of the Year 2020 = “One Brings Sorrow and the Other Brings Joy” – A Winter View

On Monday I drove by Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis. There were skaters dotted across the smooth ice. The wind was 35 miles per hour. Continue reading

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A Vegetable Peeler: A Simple Object Lesson – A Contemplative life = An Attitude of Gratitude

Radakitchenstore I bought a Rada vegetable peeler at the farmer’s market ages ago from a nice couple selling Rada products. “Imported from Iowa,” remarked the woman that was selling Rada knives too. This is a stainless steel peeler and worked … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Otto and Smudge = A dogs life!

My friends moved into a new house and added a new dog to their family! They sent this photo and I asked permission to make it into a cartoon. Continue reading

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A Contemplative Life = Ruminating Never Goes Anywhere

Three Photos of Autumn that I took this week. The streets of the Inner City are dressed up in the reds, yellows and oranges like a festival before the snows. Continue reading

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