Category Archives: german shepherd

Pet Star of the Week – Callus, a German Shepherd

My friend Penny  raised German shepherds for over thirty years.  She bred dogs from traditional German bloodlines; with generations of titles in Schutzhund.  Her dogs were beautiful, athletic and smart.  Penny donated entire litters to Leader Dogs for the Blind, … Continue reading

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Today’s Project – Book Illustration

Here is a colored pencil drawing of Cajun and Scorch, which is the illustration for Chapter 1 of my new book, “Clifford’s Bay.” This will be Book 3 of my Clifford Horse Stories.

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Today’s Dog Art – German Shepherd

Here’s a sable German shepherd in pastel, approximately 9 x 12″. This was a Christmas commission.

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Today’s Watercolor – German Shepherd and Westie

Dutchess and Becky in the morning glories; 12 x 15″. To see a demo of my painting technique, visit my shop at

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A Dog Story

As we walked down the driveway in the slanted evening light, I felt a bit sad watching Stewie come to terms with his disability. For a pup that was born with a hole in his head, he’s really not dumb … Continue reading

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Today’s Project – German Shepherd Plate

This is Sam, who sadly succombed recently to old age. The plate is black stoneware, about 11″ across, with baked enamel.

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Today’s Project

“Cruiser” is a German shepherd bred by my friend Susan Sanchez, Sander-Haus German Shepherds in Virginia. Susan raises beautiful dogs from imported German bloodlines. This piece is pastel and conte, about 9 x 12″.

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Today’s Watercolor

Here are Peyton and Cinder, two German shepherds in a bean field. Cinder died earlier this year — he had cancer. Peyton at twelve is still going strong! This painting is one of my larger ones; about 18 x 24″.

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Today’s Project – German Shepherd

This is Killian, a sable male who unfortunately died this year. His portrait is done on black in oil pencil and conte. This is about 12 x 18″.

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Grendel Update

I just got this pic of Grendel, now Achilles, from his new mom, Robin. He has been keeping her on her toes. He’s still a major brat, but she has worked hard to get a handle on him. He’s taking … Continue reading

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