To put it quite simply, painting takes me to my “Happy-Place”
…and painting animals…takes me to my “Happy Place with sugar on top”.
It feeds my soul.
A large part of my creative self is devoted to painting portraits of animals. It is not something I set out to do, but instead an avenue which found me and set my world straight and it is for that serendipity that I am eternally grateful.
….but it is the painting of Old Dogs which has a most special place in my already grateful heart. And each time I am asked to capture that which is without words, fleeting and perhaps already gone…I feel a similar honor to that I experienced each time I helped a new baby into the world. It is a gift to share the beginnings AND the endings of things.
Here are 6 VERY SPECIAL OLD DOGS …