Artist John Bramblitt

Canine Culture

Welcome to Friday, CEO Olivia here. Today I’ve sniffed out a truly inspiring artist. John Bramblitt has won numerous awards for his paintings. Like me, he is an epi-warrior but what’s really incredible is that he is blind.

He learned to distinguish between different colored paints by feeling their textures with his fingers. He taught himself how to paint using raised lines to help him find his way around the canvas, & through something called haptic visualization, he is able to “see” his subjects through touch. He  paints amazingly lifelike portraits of people & animals he’s never seen.

Are these paintings not incredible?

All of us here at Knotty Toys for Good Dogs wish you a pawsome weekend.

CEO Olivia ❤

Bella & Don

Canine Culture

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Today I want to share a very touching documentary with you. “Bella & Don” tells the story of Don Rands, a brain injury survivor who took up painting at the age of 50. His muse & only subject was his beloved Chihuahua, Bella.

After you watch the documentary, please check out Don & Bella’s web site.

“Never give up”

CEO Olivia

Artist Ed Hofer

Canine Culture

Today I want to share the artwork of American Artist Ed Hofer. His donated artwork has helped raise thousands for local & national animal rescues & charities.  I thought his paintings of dogs to be very beautiful.

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You can sniff out more of Ed Hofer’s art work on his official site. Enjoy!

CEO Olivia