My Boys

Blergh. Time got away from me, and I didn’t get any artwork done for today’s post.

We used to have two mastiffs, Liam and Cedric. It’s been over a decade and we still mourn their passing. I’ve been thinking of them a lot lately, for some reason, so I thought I’d share an older scratchboard drawing that I did a couple of years after they passed away.

Liam used to stamp when he was excited and many the time managed to spray mud all over himself. He was the thinker of the two, always aware of changes and trying to figure out how things happened.

Cedric had a terrific sense of humor. I had to be careful when walking with him because if someone passed by he liked to hop. It wasn’t even at them, just an up and down hop, but he’d learned that a lot of people squealed and jumped or ran off the sidewalk when he did that. He’d be so pleased with himself when they did.

Mastiffs are the sweetest breed of dog, but their lifespan is way too short.

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Artist Ambassador for Zebra Pens. I'm a self-taught artist who dances about with all sorts of artistic mediums. My main loves are Watercolor, Zentangle and Ballpoint pen. The subjects of my work are many and varied and change at whim. I'm a little bit crazy, but doesn't that come with being an artist? At my Life Imitates Doodles Blog, I post a list of resource links for Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways two times a week. I also write reviews, hold giveaways and share my art work.

16 thoughts on “My Boys

  1. Sandra, I know they meant so much to you. I love this drawing you did of your Boys.

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