This wasn't on the to do list today - but for some reason the ref photo caught m... April 26 2014

This wasn't on the to do list today - but for some reason the ref photo caught my eye as I was looking through old photos, and here is a quick sketch of Pickle, springer boy. he was a very beautiful dog, and held himself with such dignity and poise.
I first painted him nearly 10 years ago.
Original painting is here - http://www.paintmydog.co.uk/dog_paintings/pet_portraits_springer_2.html