road trip, puppy, norwich terrier,

Two years ago when coming back from a medical conference I picked up a puppy in Ohio and drove over 450 miles back to NYC.  The drive took 2 days and we did some serious bonding, taking our time sketching along the way.  Here is our journey…

locomotive, mansfield, ohio

Our first stop was a defunct factory with an old diesel locomotive in Mansfield, Ohio.  He watched me from the car, his first exposure to a sketcher.   He is thinking, “Hope he feeds me as well as he draws…”

road trip, puppy, norwich terrier, pennsylvania farmland

The pooch slept in the car while I grabbed some breakfast and made a quick sketch of people at the next table – a couple taking the parents out.  

road trip, puppy, norwich terrier,

Saw this incredible nuclear reactor and stopped to paint it. 

road trip, puppy, norwich terrier, nuclear reactor

My dog (named Winslow after my favorite painter) enjoyed watching me paint. Check out the reactors in the background.

road trip, puppy, norwich terrier,

Painted a farm late afternoon from the top of a hill. While sketching, my car battery died because I left something on, but thats another story…

puppy, norwich terrier

Winslow looked at the sketch and said, “Great job human, now feed me.”

Enjoy the remainder of the summer Sketchers, and I hope to see you all soon!

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