My dogs spend all day in the studio with me but when I ask them to model, they get all put-out. Don’t get me wrong, they are great company, but sometimes I would like more investment . Dogs and art go together, particularly during the Art Nouveau and Art Deco eras. My 2 beautiful Weimaraners and Italian Greyhound are excellent specimens for studying the anatomy and use of muscles for movement and expression. Symmetry is particularly important in Art Deco and curves are imp
There is just something magical about children and art. I raised 2 boys and they were much more interested in soccer and lacrosse. So stumbling upon other people's grandchildren who are interested in art is so much fun. Don't get me wrong, both of my boys are creative and skilled, it just wasn't cool to be like your mommy. So I came across watercolor markers that I was not using. Knowing they would only dry-out and get thrown away, I passed them on to this little artist.