Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Farewell to my doggie

graphite 6"x8"

Here is my 15 year old wire-haired fox terrier on the last day of her life, which was this past Monday. 

She had a difficult final year, and so I'm glad her suffering is over- but it's still quite sad. In the end, the only time she seemed content was when I held her in my lap, stroking her. Now I wish I'd done more of that. 

I've been working on some larger paintings and experimental stuff, so haven't been posting quite so often. Hope you will bear with me!

8 comments:

  1. So sorry about your sweet little dog.

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  2. Prayers and sympathy for you loss
    She looks comfortable sleeping.

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  3. Oh, Taryn, sorry for the sadness of losing your friend. It's a beautiful image; it seems to capture the peace mixed with grief that goes together as you mentioned.

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    1. Melle, thanks for your very kind words

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  4. So sorry for the loss of your friend, a true ocmpanion.....such a sweet sorrow.

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  5. This is a loving portrait of your dog and so moving. I know it's been a while but I'm sorry for your loss.

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