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So, a couple of weeks ago, Akemi and I watched a documentary about artist Ushio Shinohara and his wife (and fellow artist) Noriko.  Ushio is known for his boxing paintings which involve him donning a pair of boxing gloves, dipping them in paint, and then pummelling out his artistic expression on canvas.

The film, by Zachary Heinzerling, is great and you should definitely check it out on Netflix.  Anyway, it inspired our Bubba – not a boxer but a pug – to do a little artistic pummelling of his own.  With a  little help from Akemi and I…


The artist double-checks his equipment.


Sourced from Michael’s and the local Pet View: paints, painting equipment, sponges, doggy socks and booties.


Akemi spent much of last night, carefully cutting out tiny little circular sponges she then glued to rubber dog booties.


She chose to go blue – dark and light.


And set up the…

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