1st meeting they went nose to nose, they were just curious & friends from that moment onward!
MacDuff and Kaiser 8x10” Watercolor. Private Collection ©Shelly Burden
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Rendered from a 1938 hand tinted photo; with a glint of mischief in the eyes and hint of mystery to her smile...Miss Dorothy is my very own Mona Lisa.
8x10" Graphite Private Collection ©Shelly Burden

All about Texas!
"Longhorn" ©Shelly Burden 2012 Watercolor ornament
Available to purchase $49

An older rescue, this sweetie had a wonderful- though too short- life with his family.
"Iorek" ©Shelly Burden 2012
American Eskimo 5x7" Memorial watercolor portrait
Michelle's Dad's gift.
"Snoopy" ©Shelly Burden 2012
Watercolor painted ornament of a much missed companion.
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I adore painting Bassets' with their glorious tones, smooth droopy ears and breed defining eyes. 
Maggies sweet expression was no exception. Loved hearing she was spunky as well as stunning!
"Maggie" 8x10" Memorial watercolor portrait
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(repeat) Client Dee Lynne wrote: "She looks awesome!  Brought tears to our eyes!  You have captured her perfectly!" 
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Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh My! A couple exotic animal rescue facilities, located in Texas and worth seeing.  www.insyncexotics.org and http://www.bigcat.org