Pet Portrait: Bailey the Boston Terrier

Bailey - B Terrier Small

I don’t know if other pet portrait artists are the same, but one point of pride I have when it comes to my drawings is being able to remember the names of the dogs I’ve drawn (Most of them, anyway. It’s getting a little harder with each addition to the portfolio). A side effect of this is keeping a tally of repeated names, which brings me to this Boston Terrier named Bailey. With the total now coming to three seperate dogs (sorry Diesel, but you only count as one even though I’ve drawn you numerous times), Bailey has taken a commanding lead at the top of the list. Considering this was always one of my favorite names for pets growing up, I can’t say I’m surprised. Continue reading

Pet Portrait: Dribbles the Boston Terrier

Dribbles

Not to take anything away from Chevy, the winner of the Boston Terrier photo contest who was the subject for a drawing I did recently, but there’s just something about Dribbles’ smile that I haven’t gotten over since originally seeing his photo at the time. GIVE HIM EVERYTHING HE WANTS! And go like his Instagram account to see more of that face: @dribblestheboston. Continue reading

Pet Portrait: Chevy Chevelle the Boston Terrier

Chevy

A couple months ago during one of my random trips to the AKC Museum of the Dog I happened upon a hoard of Boston Terriers running around like madmen in one of the larger rooms free of any artwork. Turns out, like many other groups and breeds, Boston Terriers of St. Louis Mo often has meetups there, and upon talking with one of the group’s leaders the idea arose to do a photo contest that would end in a portrait by yours truly. Continue reading