painting: ridgeback dogs

These are someone’s special friends I was commissioned to paint.  I wasn’t so happy with how the third painting turned out, so I tried again with the same dog sleeping.   I think he has an odd expression, below. Dog’s have the same micro facial muscles as do humans, and emphasizing one of these tinyContinue reading “painting: ridgeback dogs”

knitting, and then some more

I finished knitting the mitts and had plenty of yarn left over, so went on and knit a cowl. I prefer a cowl to a scarf, because you don’t have the long ends flopping all over. Sometimes a scarf is the right thing, but a cowl tucks into your coat and covers your neck andContinue reading “knitting, and then some more”