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Monday, December 3, 2007

Nat's Artwork

A few months ago My Girl started painting lessons, and now we're hanging artwork around the house. It's mostly still lifes and one fox (no, not a fox terrier, just a grey fox but you gotta start somewhere, I told her). We're waiting for the day that she'll paint a picture of us. Since I'm such a handsome devil, it should be a winner. I'm practicing my smile.

In the meantime, we're keeping an eye on Pappy's blog. Pappy's fellow is a painter, too, and has been busy imortalizing all of Pappy's bits and pieces on canvas and postcards. He has quite a collection of paintings on his artblog. If you haven't been keeping up with Nat Dickinson's art, it's worth checking out. You can even enter a contest to win a postcard with some of Nat's art on it. I have to say that Pappy is one lucky dog, being a model for so many pieces of artwork!
~Tell

9 comments:

Maggie & Mitch said...

What a lovely painting! Your girl is quite talented, Tell! We'll have to visit Pappy's blog again. It's been awhile since we've been there!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Stanley said...

Hey, Tell.

Looks like your girl has talent! Can't wait to see how she renders you on canvas.

I just received one of Nat's art postcards a couple of days ago. I think his art site is very cool!

Hope all is well at Casa de Tell!

Goober love,
Stanley

Jackson said...

That painting is pawsome! I think you should encourage your girl to paint the 3 of you. She couldn't ask for more handsome/beautiful models! J x

Gus said...

not to repeat ourselves, but "your girl is very talented." We like pappy's fella's stuff too. he is one of our regular check in stops

Asta said...

Tell
Youw giwl has lots of talent,and you'd make the best model..did you know that my Mommi is a paintew too?
You can see hew stuff on my bloggie..thewe is a link
I can hawdly wait to see the pawtwait of you1
smoochie kisses
asta

Agatha and Archie said...

Wow your girl is great!!( we were going to say talented but everyone beat us to the punchline!!) We can't WAIT to see your painting!! Lvoe A+A

Noah the Airedale said...

G'day Tell,
Your girl sure is talented. We can't wait until you post her painting of you guys.

Hugs and tail wags
Noah, Willow, Tess & Lucy

Katie said...

Your girl's painting is VERY nice. You are some lucky dawgs. You may have to sit still for a few minutes for the portrait. If you are like Sam, that may be hard. Your girl better learn to speed paint.

Nat said...

She seems pretty handy with a brush alrighty. Nice job.