Is Loneliness a Growing Shadow at Your Door? Bring on the dogs.

Do we use our children & family commitments as a shield?  A handy cover-up when called to places we aren’t in the mood for - or perhaps to hide behind when socialising?  What happens as they grow up and we aren’t needed so much? Step in the dogs...

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8 Things I learned during 'The Dog Garden Dog Sitting' Trial Week

This week I completed what’s called a ‘soft launch’ that is I began my dog-sitting service in my studio, The Dog Garden.  I borrowed two dogs along with Barney my own, and herewith the key things I learned along the way.

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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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