Wiener Dog Love

“You must lose a fly to catch a trout.”
George Herbert Mead

Wiener Dog Love

5″ x 7″ Watercolor & Sharpie

Another Valentine for you.  I just love the expressions that dogs get on their faces.  What is this one saying to you?  Comment and tell me what you think.  🙂

George Herbert Mead (1863-1931), American philosopher and social theorist, is often classed with William James, Charles Sanders Peirce, and John Dewey as one of the most significant figures in classical American pragmatism. Dewey referred to Mead as “a seminal mind of the very first order” (Dewey, 1932, xl). Yet by the middle of the twentieth-century, Mead’s prestige was greatest outside of professional philosophical circles. He is considered by many to be the father of the school of Symbolic Interactionism in sociology and social psychology, although he did not use this nomenclature.   more…

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lindahalcombfineart
    Feb 16, 2010 @ 15:18:02

    He says, “Will you play with me?” Such bright eyes and sweet personality.

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  2. lesliepaints
    Feb 16, 2010 @ 10:37:14

    Once again these are wonderful. Have you thought about featuring more than dogs this way? I wonder what you could do with a patchwork landscape. I imagine you could make all kind of raggedy anns and andys with the human figure and I could see a patchwork monkey. LOL It could become a trademark!

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    • Beth Parker
      Feb 16, 2010 @ 11:06:48

      Thanks, Leslie! Yes, I have been mulling it around. I’ve been wanting to get into art licensing, and I’ve been thinking this style may be marketable. Landscapes is a great idea. I’ll have to try that! **big grin**

      Reply

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