Wednesday, February 06, 2008

new pup art

mike and i are going to open a doggie day care since we both love dogs and are unhappy in our current jobs. as well as the day care, we want to have a shop of sorts. besides dog food, toys and accessories, i want to sell my dog paintings. i started doing some different breeds and have been playing with my painting style as well. they will still be in bright colors and larger scale since that is what i like to do. if these turn out well, i think i'd like to try to sell prints of the original paintings. these recent pups are from a book called "97 ways to make your dog smile"

i hope that isn't some kind of copyright infringement if i sell the paintings. hmmm i'll look into that. anyway i love how these dogs are all smiling with big happy faces.

so, i'll be posting paintings as i finish them and more on the doggie day care as events unfold.

modern flora

"how about orange" has designed some fabulous fabric called modern flora. as soon as i saw it i knew i had to have some. i don't know what to make with it yet since i want to make something to really show off the pattern.

when i do decide on what to make, i'll try it out on my other new thing. mike got me a vintage sewing machine from a co-worker's estate sale. it came with all the acoutrements but no manual and i was having a time trying to figure out how to use it. i finally found a manual today at a local sewing shop that hopefully will solve the problem.

her blog is in my crafters link as "How about orange"