What Does a Dog WANT To Play On?

Let’s Think Dog!   

If I were a dog, I’d want to lie, sniff, possibly dig, jump, rest and play on the ground in the sunshine and likely in the rain too.  My four paws wouldn’t want too much in the way of small gravel and I’d need some purchase from the ground I play on!

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How do I ACTUALLY Paint my Dog Portraits? Part Two of Tools & Techniques I employ to make your painting.

I begin to paint.  In my last post, we talked about the tools and techniques I employ to get the drawing of your dog onto my painting surface. (you can find it here).  In this second post, I’ll be writing about the actual painting of the canvas.

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How Do I ACTUALLY Make My Dog Paintings? The Nitty-Gritty about my Tools & Techniques.

How Do You Actually Make Your Dog Paintings?  is a question I’m asked from time to time.  I’m always happy to chat through my portrait process, but here’s a post that goes a little bit deeper into the techniques I employ.

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ipaintdogs Newsletter, March 2019.

Are you on my mailing list? I hope so, in which case you will have received this today. I NEVER over-use my list and NEVER-EVER bring you tat! All letters are full of information, new offerings and oodles of dog-related news. Couple that with being the first to know about new offerings, sales and more - You can join up below and enjoy first dibs on everything!

Sam x

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Do You Suffer From STS? (Shiny Thing Syndrome) If so, read this....

Do you suffer from Shiny-Thing Syndrome?  It’s interesting that I said suffer, because actually sniffing out all things new, having gazillions of new ideas is all part of the creative process, the hard bit is actively deciding which of these to pursue. Read this…

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The Joys of WATERING (I told you I was a novice)

Last week I planted, actually planted a Magnolia Solangeana Tree (absolutely all by myself - apart from a little lifting help from my neighbours).  I am chuffed to nuts with it and my heart swelleth with pride each time I see it through the window.

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A Winter Walk with Suffolk Dog Day - wet and wonderful!

Do you struggle to find your dog-walking mojo when it’s cold, wet and windy as it was today? Today Carl, Barney and I found the PERFECT solution - wrap up and join The Suffolk Dog Day team for their Winter Fundraising Walk at Helmingham Hall.

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