Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Gifts

that nose of your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy

that nose of your Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy

From their regal seat on your lap, that new Cavalier King Charles Spaniel you know could be surrounded by any number of these as their owner is even cushioned themselves by a Cavalier King Charles throw pillow.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Throw Pillows

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Throw Pillows

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Womens Tank

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Womens Tank

My drawing, which has a graceful quality, not unlike the daintiest of Cavs, could be worn as a Cavalier King Charles Women’s Tank.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel fluffy ears and big eyes

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel fluffy ears and big eyes

And which color do you think suits that loyal little face on these King Charles Spaniel Women’s Fitted T-Shirts best? Heather Grey? Navy? or Asphalt?

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Womens Fitted T-Shirts

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Womens Fitted T-Shirts

Charcoal - Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy by Douglas Rickard

Charcoal – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy by Douglas Rickard

(A phone with one of these Cavalier King Charles iphone cases could go in one of these bags too!)

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy iPhone Cases and Skins

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy iPhone Cases and Skins

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Bags

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Bags

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Notebooks

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Puppy Notebooks

Take a look at my favorite Auntie’s reaction when I gifted her just one of my ACEO cards of this drawing. I based my puppy art on Darcey who has been giving her so much as a new companion.

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Top 3 Hottest T-Shirts 2017

Take a look at my top three best-selling t-shirt designs for this summer!

Boxer dog tees come third place for 2017 in my Redbubble store.

Boxer dog tees

Boxer dog tees


“Charcoal – Boxer Dog” (top to bottom) Classic T-Shirt in Asphalt | Women’s Fitted Scoop in Athletic Heather | Women’s Fitted V-Neck in Dark Grey

Look what a Buyer messaged about their recent purchase of the second best selling 2017 t-shirt design: “Finally someone has very cute Jiminy Cricket shirts! I’ll be shopping more with you!” “Charcoal and Oil – Jiminy Cricket” T-Shirt Buyer, Reno NV.

Jiminy Cricket Tees

Jiminy Cricket Tees


(top to bottom) Women’s Fitted T-Shirt in Asphalt | Men’s Graphic T-Shirt | Unisex T-Shirt in Eggplant

Donald’s better side came out on top this year and this design winged its way to become my Buyer’s favorite t-shirt for 2017!

Angel Donald Duck T-Shirts

Angel Donald Duck T-Shirts


“Charcoal and Oil – Angel Donald” (top to bottom) Women’s Fitted V-Neck in Purple | Women’s Fitted Scoop T-Shirt in Navy | Classic Tee in Baby Blue

As your Blue Heeler goes everywhere, right?

Considering this companion will go everywhere you go anyway… where would you display this art? There’s a strong cotton shoulder strap to grab when you need to catch up on Blue Heeler tote bags and these charcoal color Australian Cattle Dog throw pillows won’t show quite so many paw prints.

Blue Heeler tote bags

Blue Heeler tote bags

Blue Heeler Pillows

Blue Heeler Pillows

And when you’re out overseeing some herding or just leading a walk in the park, you might want to go full Blue Heeler alpha and wear the t-shirt! Mens T-Shirts (shown below, left to right) …and not just in blue: Graphic T-Shirt | Classic T-Shirt in Baby Blue | Tri-blend T-Shirt in Green Triblend.

Blue Heeler Mens T-Shirts

Blue Heeler Mens T-Shirts

If you’re out solo, everyone is going to know of course, who’s waiting at home when you wear one of these women’s t-shirts too: (shown below, left to right) Relaxed Fit T-Shirt in Athletic Heather | Fitted Scoop T-Shirt in Navy | Fitted T-Shirt in Cranberry.

Blue Heeler Womens T-Shirts

Blue Heeler Womens T-Shirts

Now as most owners are like their dogs, or so they say, every Australian Cattle Dog owner is bound to be high-energy at work too. So why not mark your work territory on your iPhone case, wallet, laptop skin or iPad case, especially for when you’re next outdoors on the plains!

Blue Heeler iPhone cases and wallets

Blue Heeler iPhone cases and wallets

Blue Heeler Laptop Skins and iPad Cases

Blue Heeler Laptop Skins and iPad Cases

Blue Heeler Art Board

Blue Heeler Art Board

Blue Heeler stickers

Blue Heeler stickers

The most outdoorsy Blue Heeler female owners could wear this scarf at their next fancy party, complete with a sturdy looking 4ply Cattle Dog art board on display (or maybe just a large sticker of your loyal, hard-working companion on the refrigerator full of beers).

Blue Heeler Womens Scarves

Blue Heeler Womens Scarves

To which Italian city does your work take you?

Here are some sunny cityscapes that can take you away to Florence, Venice or Rome when you’re stuck at the desk!

Modern Italian Art work accessories

Modern Italian Art work accessories

(shown clockwise, left to right) Florence 2015 Macbook Air 13; Rome Medium Sticker; Venice MacBook / Pro / Retina 13” Laptop Sleeve

Modern Italian Art mugs

Modern Italian Art mugs

Modern Italian Art on the go work accessories

Modern Italian Art on the go work accessories

And you need a coffee break to start the day, right? But just where will it take you? Florence? Venice? Rome?

And if you’re often on the move and still want to carry these earthy undertones and art adorned buildings with you, then how about bringing some of these accessories along with you when you’re out on assignment… (shown clockwise, left to right) Venice Tote Bag; Florence Spiral Notebook; Rome Travel Mug

Modern Italian Art iPhone cases

Modern Italian Art iPhone cases

But just where will you be calling from exactly? Venice? Florence? Rome?

Italian Modern Art iPad cases and skins

Italian Modern Art iPad cases and skins

And of course your iPad needs to be in sync… (shown clockwise, left to right) Rome iPad Retina/3/2 – Snap Case; Rome iPad Retina/3/2 – Skin; Venice iPad Retina/3/2 – Snap Case; Florence iPad mini 2/1 – Skin

Proverbs 31 Woman T-Shirts, Clothing and Tops

Here’s a unique line of clothing featuring three verses from Proverbs 31.

The literal English translation accompanies each of the Hebrew words (which read from right to left) of verse 26 appearing below on a blue, slightly sheer Contrast Tank and a Fitted Scoop in “Athletic Heather”.

Proverbs 31 Woman fashion

Proverbs 31 Woman fashion

There’s just the Hebrew in the Sofer style for verse 22, called Mishlei 31:22 as part of the Judaica online gallery at DouglasRickard.com. Available in a range of apparel including this Polyester Chiffon Top which has a silky handfeel, a flowy fit A-Line Dress and a Relaxed Fit T-Shirt shown in “Navy” (clockwise from top left).

Eshet Chayil Judaica fashion

Eshet Chayil Judaica fashion

The final verse, Proverbs 31:30, appears in both Bible Christian Art and Judaica online galleries, each with their own illustrations. The first version is shown below on a Graphic T-Shirt Dress, a more casual unisex Lightweight Sweatshirt and a Fitted T-Shirt shown in “Asphalt” (clockwise from top left).

Proverbs 31 Woman T-Shirts and Clothing

Proverbs 31 Woman T-Shirts and Clothing

The Mishlei 31:30 version with its own citron symbolism sensitively abbreviates “HaShem” according to Jewish tradition.

Woman of Valor Hebrew T-Shirts and Tops

Woman of Valor Hebrew T-Shirts and Tops

This is available in a range of options including, (shown clockwise from top left above) a Fitted V-Neck, a Relaxed Fit T-Shirt in “Charcoal Heather” and a Contrast Tank.

3 Valentines Gifts from Wall Art to Pocket Sized

Venetian Las Vegas Canvas Art

Venetian Las Vegas Canvas Art

Here are just three gifts from my range of romantic art to give you some ideas this Valentine’s! Whether it’s something for you both to remember that special place or something so discreet it can be slipped into the hand of someone special or inside a greeting card to bring a smile.

You and your Valentine could have this canvas print view out onto the Las Vegas strip, in several choices, from 8”x9.8” to 20”x24.4”, every evening all year, through my mixed media cityscape. You can also see The Mirage and Caesars Palace.

 

 

Beauty and the Beast Valentines gift

Beauty and the Beast Valentines gift

 

Once upon a time , Belle touched an enchanted rose, and perhaps this three and a half inch ACEO card could help to break the spell of predictable Valentine’s cards by slipping it inside with the petal of a single rose.

And this scarf, dotted with oil pastel grape designs intertwined with ancient Hebrew detailing how a virtuous woman “maketh herself coverings of tapestry” is perhaps the most intimate gift of all. Reviewers of this product say it “drapes well,” and “the material is soft and the pictures are clear”.

Proverbs 31 Virtuous Woman Valentines gift

Proverbs 31 Virtuous Woman Valentines gift

Cruella and her 1960s fashion illustration

Illustrators such as Mouchy and Merle Bassett filled pages of fashion magazines with their strong silhouettes. And perhaps Cruella De Vil would cherish, more than any other villain, being delineated as a fashion sketch in a late 1950s or early 1960s copy of “Woman’s Day” magazine.

Cruella De Vil drawing

Cruella De Vil drawing

I’ve drawn, in my “Where Pictures Shine” style, Kent Melton’s Walt Disney Classics Collection 2006 sculpture “Perfectly Wretched”.

Drawing begins of the WDCC Cruella De Vil figurine

Drawing begins of the WDCC Cruella De Vil figurine

Drawing by Douglas Rickard of WDCC Cruella sculpted by Kent Melton

Drawing by Douglas Rickard of WDCC Cruella sculpted by Kent Melton

Miss De Vil joins the Evil Queen and Maleficent in my series. Each has a solitary color flare; purple for the Queen; green for Maleficent; and a pucker of red for Cruella’s lipstick and lining of that coat.

Red coat lining of charcoal Cruella

Red coat lining of charcoal Cruella

Cruella De Vil as a 1960s magazine fashion sketch

Cruella De Vil as a 1960s magazine fashion sketch

With “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” being released in 1961 there’s something of course 1960s, I hope, about that mix of red oil pastel I used in my drawing. Perhaps it could almost be a pigment of Winsor and Newton paint those fashion illustrators may have worked with. The Walt Disney film was styled by Walter Peregoy who too, used strong lines not dissimilar to those of the magazine fashion illustrators. The outlines of table lamps to buildings and everything else in the movie’s background art, you will notice, stylishly strays from those objects’ blocks of color because see-through animation cels of Walter Peregoy’s black line work went over his painted color shapes.

Where Pictures Shine - Cruella De Vil by Douglas Rickard

Where Pictures Shine – Cruella De Vil by Douglas Rickard

So with these art deco lines in my drawing, similar to those used throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, Cruella really is the perfect fit for my set of worked in, charcoal art. Although my “Where Pictures Shine” style, is different again. The oil pastel was applied to one empty area, up to, and against the black lines. And there are no lines wandering over color blocks because no dusty charcoal stick can make any real mark through any swathe of oil pastel.

So wherever you decide to display my still-life of the WDCC piece; which I believe, like Cruella is something quite unique; that devilish red should shine out, especially in a Hand Embellished version (below), of this rather ‘1960s fashion illustration’ of Anita’s old school chum.

Cruella De Vil Hand Embellished Bespoke Fine Art Print

Cruella De Vil Hand Embellished Bespoke Fine Art Print