Why am I writing about Chihuahuas today? Well last week I painted Princess.
I painted Princess in Red and was really happy with my painting. I couldn’t wait to hear from the family. And then the phone rang. For the first time since I started painting portraits of peoples pets I made a mistake. I painted Princess on a Red Background. It was supposed to be on a Blue Background. I was devastated. Imagine me making a mistake 🙂 It was back to the drawing boards, and today I’m showing off Princess in Red and in Blue.
One of my favorite restaurants is in Lafayette LA – The Blue Dog Cafe. I ate there surrounded by George Rodrigue’s paintings.
The Blue Dog It was a myth, the loup-garou which inspired Rodrigue to paint his most famous series. Painted for a book on Cajun Ghost Stories (Bayou, Inkwell. 1984) this werewolf-type dog was already a familiar legend to Rodrigue, who often heard the stories as a boy.
My lesson learned. Mistakes often lead me to new adventures. I’m asking for your choice- red or blue? Tell me in the comments below. Meanwhile…today’s post is about Chihuahuas…the breed. Enjoy!
AKC Meet the Breeds® -Chihuahuas
Graceful, alert and swift-moving with a saucy expression, Chihuahuas are highly intelligent and should not be underestimated even though small in size. The breed can be any color – solid, marked or splashed and the coat may be long or short. These sassy little dogs are well known as “purse dogs” like the famous Bruiser in the movie Legally Blonde starring Reese Witherspoon.
Learn about the lifestyle of a Chihuahua, its grooming needs, and more, here.
[wp_eStore_fancy_display id=15 type=1 style=1]
[wp_eStore_fancy_display id=18 type=1 style=1]
Join The Pet Club Blog
I post to the blog 1-2 times a week, with interesting articles…All About Pets and Art and a whole lot more.
Are you subscribed to the weekly blog wrapup? If you enjoyed this articles, get email updates of the weeks articles in your mailbox every Monday (its FREE). Sign up below.