Sunday, October 23, 2011

Sunday Sketches

What a crazy week it has been! Today while Rocky was sleeping in his crate I quickly tried to sketch for the first time in over a week. And it felt pretty good! It has been so stressful around here with the new pup and not much sleep. I am a bit cranky and I hate feeling that way.

I enjoyed sketching this girl and loved adding all the hearts to her hair! I am so behind in my many online classes. I have no idea when I will get to catch up. I am sorry for being so out of touch and not making the rounds to catch up with all of you. I hope to get back to that soon!

Rocky is still not sleeping through the night in his crate. He wakes up in the middle of the night and cries. I hate it but I try to ignore it. So hard for me to do. That is why I have lost so much sleep. Well, enough of that! lol

I am sharing this girl for Sunday Sketches today over at Sophia's blog! Its been a few weeks since I joined in but am glad to be back there today! Be sure to check out all the lovely work for this week! Click HERE!

Hope you are all having a fabulous day. xo

12 comments:

  1. She's beautiful, Cathy and look forward to seeing it in colour. :)

    I hope Rocky starts to settle down soon so you both can get some much needed rest.

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  2. beautiful sketch! Very wistful - love the hearts in her hair too!

    Good luck with new pup!

    Smiles

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  3. Rocky will settle soon I am sure. Thank goodness such a stressed out pup has patient you for his mum. :)

    Loving the sketch!

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  4. Don't give up on the crate. I swear by it, and have all 3 of mine crated when we are gone and at night. All for different reasons, lol! But they love their crates, I say "let's take a nap" and they all go into their beds. Breathe mama....

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  5. Oh this is just so gorgeous!!! I wished I had done that class now.
    I hope you can catch up with your sleep soon. I have shopping bags under my eyes because we have a young pup too.
    ManonX

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  6. Beautiful, Cathy! And I'm glad that Rocky is settling in and starting to feel part of your little family. And I'm sure he'll sleep quietly at night really soon. I remember having to let Winslow out a few times at night when he was a puppy. A good night's sleep was such a wonderful luxury. Hugs, Silke

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  7. I had this same problem with one of my dogs when she was a puppy. Someone gave me a great piece of advice. Move the crate to a room that is far from your bedroom and close the door. I did that...for me it was a laundry room. I have other ideas for you. Let me know if are interested.

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  8. she's luminous... such dramatic, longing eyes. and the hearts in her hair are a nice, whimsical touch.

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  9. Beautiful sketch...love the big eyes! Congrats on the new puppy....how fun!POP ART MINIS

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  10. What a great sketch and I hope your puppy settles soon. Lots of good times ahead with Rocky but I guess you just need to get through this little sleepless patch.

    Love the sketch too and the hearts in her hair. I've been awol from Sunday Sketches a while too....sometimes life just gets in the way. Happy SS x

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  11. Cathy; she is lovely. And welcome Rocky! He's beautiful; I just watched the video. Yes; breaking in the new pups - takes awhile. It will pass and Rocky will get used to the routine. Congratulations!

    Love your Fall picture - thank you!

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