WOOF! Thank you for visiting i heart dogs studio, the home of pet portraits lovingly painted by me, Christine Humphries Throckmorton. Since 2007, I have created custom pet portraits, prints, cards, and more, all featuring lovable canines (and the occasional feline). Scroll down, take a look around, click away. You'll see a wide variety of pet portraits, and get to know a bit about the girl behind the canvas.
PLEASE NOTE: Now that I have a toddler, I am no longer accepting commissions. For now, I am shelving the paintbrushes and just enjoying being MOM. I have a variety of original paintings, prints, and cards available in my shop, however, and there is a lot of dog art to peruse in the pages of this here blog. Enjoy.
“I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings
they can show me in the world.” ~ Samuel Johnson
Monday, October 8, 2007
As my family anxiously awaits the arrival of my twin nephews, we have a new addition of the canine variety. This is my mom's new dog, Abby. Isn't that the cutest face? I can't stand it! Abby is a Zuchon, which is a cross between a Shih Tzu and a Bichon. I'd never heard of this hybrid before, but I'm an instant fan because Abby is just precious!
This weekend as I was exhibiting at a craft show, I had Abby with me. She was a huge hit! Everyone wanted to pet her, kiss her, hold her,...even buy her! I can't say that she boosted my sales, but she definitely drove traffic into my tent.
I'll elaborate more on the craft show later....and soon I'll post my latest commission—Buster the Lab.
Labels: Dogs I heart