art-creativity

A Portrait of Toby

Just finished this goauche portrait of Toby. Toby was my friend Sinka’s Yorkie who died this year. I did one when he was old, blind and just had a haircut. But Sinka asked if I could put his hair back on, since he was usually fluffy. Fellow artists know-you don’t want to try to put hair back on-better start over!

My friend doesn’t know yet that I did this. I hope she likes it. In portraits I want personality and yes, of course, dogs have personality. Does Toby look a bit manic? He was. When I tried to take a photo of him, I had to take 54 shots just to get one without motion blur. And that tongue was always hanging out. I guess he was happy. I hope Sinka is happy when I give this to her.

About Je' Czaja aka Granny Savage

Je' is a writer, artist, and stand up philosopher. She founded and directed two non-profit organizations for disadvantaged children and their families, served as a missionary for three years, is the author of several books and teaches art. Twitter: @jeczaja FB: https://www.facebook.com/grannysavage Amazon Author page: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00IU4RWKE

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: