Hello, good sir.
Oh my gosh, I’ve been busy. Literally sitting at my computer from the time I come home to when I go to bed getting ready for work and doing college coursework. Sorry! I know it’s been excuse city around here, and I hope this summer to have some more time to get back to drawing. Promises, promises, I know.
But anyway, here is a “commissioned” piece I did for my cousin Kaitlyn’s boyfriend Tom and his dog Henley. They are truly gentlemen.
I’ll just lay here while you romp.
So I found this picture on Reddit and felt inspired to draw it. ‘Cause it’s funny. And cute. And I liked the color of the sky. Enjoy!
Dogs love costumes
I’m not quite sure why I’m so into dog drawings lately, but here’s another! This one is in ink on paper….since my tablet stylus is acting up. So this
You know...just chilling here on the chair.
I found a funny picture of a dog that looks like it might just get along with Gabby the dog.
So browsing Reddit, as usual, I come across this little dog named ChaCha (awesome…I love it) who has three legs. The owner decided to outfit with another one. Sort of….
But this pup was so cute that the creepiness of a misplaced baby arm just seemed to meld with the cuteness of the doggy and make it at least 1056% cuter.
To the death
My little brother and sister got remote controlled helicopters and they were a big hit for everyone to play with. However, JoJo the dog also found them….intriguing. I can’t really say how JoJo felt because he fervently began barking at it, following it, retreating from it, AND madly wagging his tail at it. I can’t quite determine what his intentions were but it was funny all the same to watch him in his awkward small dog confusion.
Cats win again.
So I needed an idea for my cattoon today and Prentice shared on my Facebook page that I should draw ” Hilarious poses/places cat sleep in. They would look uncomfortable [to] any other animal, but cats make it look like the bee’s knees.” Pretty much her using “the bee’s knees” sold me. Thanks to Judy, Betsy, and Emily for the suggestions, too!
But seriously, cats are weird.
The headless horseman's trusty steed.
We had a lovely weekend visiting our friends in Indiana and their super sweet doggy Bailey loved her costume for the costume party. In honesty she didn’t like the hat but the saddle made her feel fancy.
Here is winner number one….and the only reason I decided to draw this first is because it’s my friend Dave’s birthday today and this is his dog. Happy Birthday! You are another year old have have a weird dog that likes to pose on the back of chairs.
Don’t worry, I think we’ll have several winners….keep posted on the posts!
You may remember Gabby, who liked wearing a vest. Well, she also thinks she’s a cat. Sarah and Dave have this loveseat type chair and Gabby has claimed the top of it as her little perch….like a cat. And she’s like a 50 pound dog.
This is seriously one scrappy dog.
My one best friend Emily (you may remember her baby almost eaten by a chihuahua) has a brother who has a dog. When I went over to say hi to her parents, John and his dog Teagan were there. Now I’m obviously not a dog person but they can be ok sometimes. However, I don’t really like when they’re up in my business.
When Teagan came to say hi I’ll admit I had an eh-get-away-from-me-moment because she was all up in my business and looked so scruffy. When I declared this, John shared that he got her because he wanted a scrappy looking dog. I think he won.
Anyway, this is the true story of a guy coming up to John asking him about the scrappiest dog he’d ever seen. I don’t know if the other guy had a mustache or not but I like to imagine him like that.
- This would have been the shirt of 2005.
So I was talking with my brother the other day and somehow we got talking about his brilliant t-shirt idea that would have been a big money maker back in the mid-2000s*: Paris Hilton with “That’s Hot”…but she’s ON FIRE! So it’s literal. And not just metaphorical. So she’s hot because she’s really in flames. Get it? Yeah, that’s our family’s sense of humor. 🙂 So anyway, here is my version of what that shirt might look like.
Also interesting is that I have a human AND a dog in this drawing…I totally tweeted that even if you didn’t like cats this blog would be worth your time. See? I don’t lie.
*Another interesting fun fact I will share today because it has caused me much grief and anxiety. So I took my education seriously and prided myself in doing well and getting (if I do say so myself) fantastic grades. Well, I took a class on the history of education and this instructor was awful at telling us what she expected, yet graded us harshly and with great detail on the details she failed to mention. Our exams would be short answers where she just said to tell her everything we knew. And that never really amounted to enough in her eyes (*irritated* Just tell us what you wanted us to learn and share back with you, please…i have a GPA to worry about here. I know, not the right attitude for an educator, but whatever; we’ve all been there). So one of her biggest pet peeves was the improper use of nomenclature for decades and centuries. Because she harped on this, I will share what I have learned with you today.
To say 1900s refers to the decade 1900-1909. If you mean the time spanning from 1900 to 1999, you really mean the 20th century.
So when I said the mid-2000s I meant the middle of the 2000-2009 decade…not around 2050 because that hasn’t happened yet and is just simply preposterous for me to assert the popularity of such a t-shirt in the future. But who knows…maybe Paris will make a come-back like Betty White and it WILL be popular…