One of my most treasured pieces in the house is the Yellow Brick Home painting of the boys. It is my true view of the two knuckleheads and everyone who sees it, swoons hard. I mean it’s pretty much perfection.
So as Melvin’s big-10 birthday was approaching, I thought, what does he want most in life.? The answer:
food to make me happy. So I ordered a painting of Melvin man. In talking to Kim, goddess of artistry at YBH (guys, working with her is so fun and she really gets what you are saying)… I said that I wanted to capture Melvin’s Eeyore face. He’s the happiest sad-face dog ever and I wanted that face on a white background.
Kim got working on it. Then we found out about the cancer. The painting went from something I wanted, to something I needed.
When the package came, I was squealing with excitement and overwhelmed as all hell to open it. With Melvin laying at my feet (he was still here when it arrived), I ripped open the package. It was a billion times beyond what I’d hoped for! The expression, was perfection. HIs jowls, his ears, his freckles. STOP! AHHHHHHHHHHHH! It is so amazing that I can almost feel his velvety fur when I touch it. It instantly became priceless to me. I hugged it. I may sleep with it. Ok fine, I did sleep with it.
This week, it has been a place I can go to pause and stare at that sad-faced-happy-dog that I love so much.
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These are incredible! So fun and they really capture their personality.
Ohhhhh. I swooned.
I love this!!!!!!!!!!
I’m in love! Those are perfect paintings, they capture both of them perfectly
She totally “gets” it – I had such insane requests (can you make her eyes sparkly like in this photo, but her head tilted like this photos?), and she nailed it! That painting of Melvin is ahh-mazing. I’m so glad you have it to treasure.