|Le Roy, French Bull Dog|
I quite like Twitter. Not so much Facebook (especially because they keep changing the layout and telling me what my top stories are. Er, I'll decide what I want to see for myself actually Facebook) Anyway, Twitter -I like that, apart from my sister and my husband, every other person I follow and who follows me is someone I know only in the virtual world of the interweb. I like that I can follow people with the same interests as me. That's artists, animal lovers/welfare folk/charities, doggy folk and vegans, for the most part, although I am still partial to following the odd celebrity, wedding and lifestyle blogger.
One such person is Maegan from Love Maegan. She wears fabulous clothes and accessories, blogs about fashion, home and lifestyle, works part time in an art gallery as a graphic designer and she often posts photos on Twitter of her adorable dogs, Le Roy, a French Bull Dog and Bebop who is a pug. They're immensely cute and so I asked Meagan if she would mind if I used one of her photos as part of my windows to the soul series and she kindly said yes.
This is the gorgeous photo I am using:
|Credit: Meagan at http://www.lovemeagan.com/|
How adorable is he?! Anyway, I planned to just do a watercolour painting of the eye. But then I decided that as Le Roy is just too cute I'd have to do his whole entire portrait instead. So, I started a pointy portrait which is a work in progress as we speak. I still wanted to paint his eyes though so instead of drawing them from scratch I sort of cheated and scanned what I'd done of the pointy portrait at the time and printed it out on sketchbook paper and added a bit of watercolour to it. It only took me about 20 minutes but I quite liked it. Until I added some more black dots around the nose and above the eye because I hadn't completed those bits on the actual pointy portrait. I kinda ruined it right there. Hey ho.
Here's a sneaky peek of the pointy portrait:
Hope everyone has a happy Friday and I'll be sure to make my way round all the other Paint Party Friday party-goers over the weekend!