Meet Casper! He’s the newest member of the Taylor family. Casper is named after the friendly ghost. He’s a Bearded Collie, he loves slippers and he’s about 12 weeks old.
Day 3 of Inktober 2021 🐶
As many of you may know, my family have always loved Bearded Collies. So in celebration of all things fluffy, here’s a bearded collie in a witch’s hat.
This is another remake of an Inktober entry back in 2018.
That came round fast didn’t it?
I had bigger plans, as ever, to post more and complete more projects. But overall I think I’ve done well this year. I finished the Beardies in Need Christmas cards (I swear I will post about each one soon), finished some pieces in lockdown and even had a stall at a craft fair. It could be worse.
I have one more day at work and then out of office is going on. I think everyone really needs a break this year.
So, let’s ignore the Tier 4 stuff and the fact that so many of us can’t see friends and family. Instead, I’m going to think about what I can have this Christmas.
One thing is, I hope, plenty of time to just do nothing. Maybe Mario kart, maybe a board game, maybe just ditto watching the with a glass of wine and a fire.
Today after work I finished a long overdue Christmas card. It’s going to my parent’s grandparents and includes their two favourite kinds of dogs. It’s been a while since I did a good old fashioned step-by-step post.
If I don’t post again before, I hope that you have wonderful break. It’s been a tough year but, we’ll make it through.
Stay safe everyone.
I thought, “oh I really must post before July ends” only to see a Hello August! post on my Instagram feed.
I haven’t posted anything this month because I’ve been SO CLOSE to finishing a big project.
But I’m looking at it and, I know, I won’t get it finished this weekend.
So instead here’s the first drawing in a series I’m going to be working on.
Well, quite a lot has happened hasn’t it? Lockdown, pandemic, global crisis…quite a lot really.
My partner and I left London before the lockdown as we were self-isolating and finding it far too difficult to both work from home in our tiny flat. We’re at my parent’s home in Suffolk with my brother and his girlfriend. We miss our little flat and our world together, but I’ve been so grateful to have a garden and outside space.
Truth be told, I’m finding the transition difficult. I worry about work and have been generally feeling quite anxious, which is resulting in over-working and finding it hard to set clear boundaries in the day-to-day.
We’re fast approaching Halloween! I never do anything for Halloween (not big in the UK) but this year is going to a party on Saturday. I’m going as Ophelia, as in the drowned Ophelia renaissance painting.
Here’s a ghost dog getting himself ready for his Halloween party.
Another quick one today. I’ve been enjoying doing smaller sketches, I’ve definitely found that it keeps me more motivated.
Here’s an overgrown pup that’s got a bit big for their jumper.