Some dogs walk on water to some cats who get rescued by such a dog. This dog for instance… his name is Sam. He loves this pink cat (can you tell?). Sam knows that he likes water a lot more than Pinkie. And has some mastery over the molecules. Sam also knows that sometimes Pinkie fake drowns to get him to rescue her. She’s got a bit of a crush. They do look happy together, don’t they?
This guy is a stud. A 2 year old coyote who hunts all day long for his women. And there are many. This is him coming in after his explorations. He’s kind of a stash it as you go guy. So he has treasure maps in his head to take his dates on for picnics. He’s a trickster when it comes to hunting games. And, when it comes to love, he’s all heart, soul, commitment — with every single one.
I thought it would be fun to find a happy Newfoundland in Zanzibar. I’m sure there are many surprises in Zanzibar – but this is at the top of my bucket list.
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Newfie is my next dog by the by…
In this neighborhood of Istanbul, the street is sideways, doors shabby and dogs sleepy. But the coffee? It amplifies the inherent charm of a neighborhood like this.
Enjoy Istanbul today!
If the salt air wasn’t enough to make you swoon… or the soft wafting sounds of sail boats—those stairs really do take you to the top of the/your world.
Project notes: Can you tell I’m a kid in a candy store with the doors all over the world? More of a paint sculpture activity than painting. I call this art… the art of repression—which happens every fall when it’s my busiest season with work. The paintings provide big fun and release. Like a good glass of Merlot, popcorn and an Adam Sandler movie. Sounds good… okay, that’s next. ; )
Oh you know how it is… you’re cruising around Portofino in your high leather boots, the smell of perfume, sausages cooking and the sea air making you dizzy. And then suddenly a wall of doors and a distressed poodle. So much possibility and responsibility all at once. Do you pet the doggie, walk into one of those inviting rooms, cool boots in step with curiosities? Or, perhaps another idea or decision that makes you a new story in your life in this scene. Because… after all, this is Italy and you are you, and the sea is just on the other side of these doors.
Simon is a pretty sneaky and smart guy. He knows when the door to the bedroom is open and he ever-so-quietly gets into bed. Imagine the parent’s surprise after brushing their teeth or putting the kids down to get this little pug package on their pillows. Simon has the door behavior down. And he’s not a sufferer—can you tell?
Project notes: Today is the day I have a real working studio for the first time in this project. Thanks to Jens Sehm for his fine woodwork and fast delivery, I’m now a super functional, blissed out painter. Simon is my first painting on the new table. Simon and I share the same expression today!