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First The Clouds
First The Clouds
First The Clouds
Item#: Painting_150

Dog Portrait Oil on Canvass, "First The Clouds", 24x20, by Mercedes Franklin. Private Collection

This is #3 of my Flying Dog series of 6 paintings "into the unknown arrangement of elements". It started in my head as a day at the beach, next thing I knew it became an experience!

A Story... The Call of the Unknown, Flying Dogs

About this time a marvelous dog had entered my life. She wanted to explore & so did I, play, run, jump, fly! We looked forward to everyday. What would it bring? It always included energy, energy to search the surroundings, a nap here & there, dinner, then off again to smell the perimeters. Bedtime came with dreams of the next day. Each outing took us a little further, a little higher & a little longer. We did not feel different at the time, but our enthusiasm made us oblivious to time passing. Eventually we started taking overnight trips. To be continued...