Monthly Archives: September 2015

Childhood Memories No. 17

Mr. Pedro himself!

© Anita Salemink 2015. Memories No. 17 Watercolour 12.5 by 12.5 cm

© Anita Salemink 2015. Memories No. 17 Watercolour 12.5 by 12.5 cm

This miniature painting really brought back memories. All through painting it, it reminded me constantly of my sister’s dog: Pedro. He was an Irish Yorkshire terrier with a Mexican name and a true bandito personality. At least I thought so, because he was constantly picking fights with my dog, a Saint Bernard named Jimmy. Pedro had even lost an eye in one of those fights but that didn’t stop him. A lock of hair was grown to cover it and Mr. Pedro was his old self again, prancing about the grounds oozing confidence with every step he took.

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