K9 Ronin

German Shepherd
Scratchboard, with Colored Ink & Art Marker
(Ampersand Scratchbord™)
12″ x 9″
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Ronin was a working K9 with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department’s K9 Division. Ann took the reference photo at a fun run event where Ronin and his handler were doing a “meet & greet”. Read Ann’s blog post about this drawing and her meeting with the K9 Division. Ronin retired in 2017 and passed in 2018 after a stellar career and a happy life. EOW 5-22-2018, RIP Ronin, you were an amazing dog with the heart of a warrior!

See the reference photo and a number of stages of this drawing in Ann’s Facebook album.

A Step by Step article about this drawing appeared in {E-Volved} magazine in 2018.

This drawing was accepted in the 2018 Society of Animal Artists‘ annual juried Exhibition, it received an Award of Excellence at the 2015 International Society of Scratchboard Artists‘ annual juried Exhibition, and 1st place in the Mixed Media/Other division in the Placer Artists League 2017 Open Juried Show.

Copyright 2015, Ann Ranlett

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