When you’re looking for inspiration for artists, you can take your dog on a hike. It’s an exciting way to exercise and enjoy every minute you spend out in nature. When I was growing up, my dad took me on several nature hikes around our hometown. We would often find new trails to explore and beautiful plants and flowers to photograph.
As an adult, I’ve continued to use hiking as a healthy and fun hobby. In addition to using hiking to stay in shape, it helps me to clear my head and relax. Taking pictures is another great way to get in touch with nature and capture beautiful colors. Unlike traditional cameras, digital cameras have a lot more flexibility when it comes to shooting nature scenes. You can play around with exposure settings, focus, and even slow down the shot to make it look like a slow motion picture.
Some of my favorite shots are from portraits I take of my dogs. They always look so happy and full of life, even when they’re exhausted from a long hike. At first, I didn’t know how to capture their enthusiasm so I made a film. That film was a portrait of my older dog, Brandy. She is a retired Therapy dog that enjoys doing physical therapy and has a beautiful white coat.
Brandy isn’t like most dogs. She’s very laid back and rarely gets into trouble. That is one of the many challenges of being a therapy dog. The dog gets so busy barking and moving around that she needs lots of space to move and practice various physical activities.
To capture the energy and happiness in her life, I made a video about her life and her favorite things. In the video, I show my mother and father and my friends and family how much she means to everyone. I show nature, trees, and other objects that are beautiful to her and take my dog on a hike through nature. That is inspiration for artists. Inspirational art includes nature, trees, and anything else you can imagine putting in a painting. When you take your dog on a hike, you’re allowing her to experience something real and true.
Taking your dog on a hike can be a wonderful experience for both you and your dog. I hope the above inspired you to create your own dog portraits, because they’re gorgeous! What do you think of these inspirational pictures? Leave me a comment and let me know what you think.
After years of working in the fine arts industry, Douglas Fisher decided to start his own gallery and give all artists a chance at having their work shown. He provides an outlet for painters, sculptors, and more to show their work and get noticed by the public.