Feeling nostalgic, I spent a lot of yesterday looking through old classwork and illustrations… these little dogs were for a hypothetical SPCA website (for which my ‘research’ included spending time with these pups, taking reference pictures!)
"The justification of art is the internal combustion it ignites in the hearts of men and not its shallow, externalized, public manifestations. The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity."
Self Portrait ~ Oil on panel, 2012
Study of quinces on a branch ~ Oil on Board (2012)
Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) ~ Watercolour
Kinda happy with this, though I want to do many more while these are still flowering.