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Greetings! Welcome to my corner of the web.

Most of what I present here on the site is just to give you an idea of what I create, although there are a few items available directly through this site. If you want to purchase any of my work, the easiest method would be for you to drop by The Studio, but e-mail or call ahead to be sure I'm here. The next best way is to click on the Etsy link in the sidebar to the left.

If you're familiar with me and/or my work, jump right in and look around to see what's fresh. If you're new here all you really need to know before you start is

I'm short.
I hate Brussels sprouts.
I make neat stuff.

If you want to find out more about me, just click on Bio in the sidebar to the left.

Exciting News

I'm leaving home! (at least the studio is)

The new studio will be in Parrsboro, NS
Opening - June 15, 2014

Look for my sign on Main Street

 

Release the Hounds

I'm very happy to announce that my book DOG-EARED JOURNALS - art and observations from a dog living in Portugal has been published and is now available to North American and European customers.

Softcover, 8.5" x 8.5" (22 cm. x 22cm.), 100 pages, full colour

Canadian Customers
Are you using a Canadian shipping address? If so please use the Paypal link below.
$19.95 (plus $5 shipping and handling)

 

USA Customers
Are you using a USA shipping address? If so please use the Paypal link below.
$US19.95 (plus $US7 shipping and handling)

 

European Customers
Are you using a European shipping address? If so please use the Paypal link below.
€16 (plus €5 shipping and handling)

E-Book Customers
Customers wishing to purchase the ebook (for iPad, CAN$9.99) version of DOG-EARED JOURNALS
may do so by clicking here.



 

For many years my life-partner, Michael Fuller, and I have been spending part of the winter in Portugal and I've documented our travels with illustrated journal entries including sketches, paintings, and anecdotes. This book incorporates much of this material, but there’s a twist: The book is told through the eyes of a dog named Ruca, an alter ego I developed four years ago.

Ruca is a street dog and artist living in a quiet village on the south coast of Portugal. In DOG-EARED JOURNALS, readers get to see the world through Ruca’s eyes as he navigates the cobbled streets and rugged clifftops of his life. His perspective is fresh, four-legged, and often funny.

Each page is lavishly illustrated using a variety of techniques including pen and ink, watercolour, coloured pencil, photography, relief printing and more. Part travelogue, part artist’s journal, this book will appeal to artists, travelers, animal-lovers and those who simply have a curiosity about the world.

DOG-EARED JOURNALS ($19.95 paperback) will be available through amazon.com in early 2014. In the meantime it is available directly from me or by clicking on the Buy Now button above. Unfortunately, due to crazy shipping costs, I am only able to offer shipping within North America at this time. Digital copies for iPad (US$8.99) are available to anyone, anywhere, anytime and may be purchased through www.blurb.ca. The direct link for the e-book is above.

If you'd like to know more about Ruca, my alter ego, you can check out his blog at www.dog-earedjournals.blogspot.com

 

"Hi, Ruca here. Drop by my blog to see what's on my mind these days. A dog's life is not all snips and snails and puppy dogs' tales, let me tell you (but there is the occassional cat-chasing here and there). Check out my art and observations by clicking this link."