Pet Portrait: Dexter

Dexter the Lab / Border Collie Mix (Colored Pencil - 2013)

Dexter the Lab / Border Collie Mix (Colored Pencil – 2013)

Meet Dexter, a 6 month old (as of yesterday!) Lab / Border Collie mix.  I tried to convince my friend that with Halloween coming up it would be precious to dress him up in a smock like Showtime’s Dexter, scalpel and all, but she was not convinced this would make a decent portrait.  Maybe next time… Continue reading

Pet Portrait: Shawnee and Winter

Shawnee the Sheltie and Winter the Cat (Colored Pencil - 2013)

Shawnee the Sheltie and Winter the Cat (Colored Pencil – 2013)

Though these two buddies were moved slightly to make a better composition on the paper, Shawnee and Winter really were just hanging out together like this. It’s not that my dogs don’t love my boyfriend’s cat, Scout’s just too impatient to sit there calmly when she could be giving the top of the cat’s head a bath.  Seriously, she coughs up more fur balls than he does. Continue reading