Studio Helper Saturday - Cleo

I was considering just making a post today with no pictures to it (since I had forgotten to upload the most recent ones to the pc). Then I remembered that I try to have a Studio Helper feature on Saturdays. So I looked up a recent picture!

Cleo the Newfoundland Dog Kanweienea Kreations Gunilla Wachtel

Cleo is an awesome helper. We keep giving her a daily dose of honey (1 tbsp) and organic cinnamon (Ceylon cinnamon, 1/2 tsp). It has done absolute wonders for her arthritis. She still has her off days, but overall, Cleo is still quite the spunky newf!

In the Studio

Okay, so I keep talking about these concept sketches and they are in the works. I'll be showing some of them eventually, to newsletter subscribers first.

Here is today's featured artwork:

"Starfish" - print from an original pencil drawing by Gunilla Wachtel.


  • Title: "Starfish"
  • Image size is 8x10 inches on 9x11 art paper. There is an extra 1/2 inch border around all sides of the printed image. The print size becomes 9x11 with the 8x10 inch image printed in the middle.
  • Fine art giclée print on velvet fine art paper.
  • Mat and frame not included - listing is for print only

Random Thoughts and Not So Random Thoughts

I made some Snickerdoodle cookies earlier. They just happen to be some of Cleo's absolute favorites. I shared of a cookie or two with her before. She is patiently (not counting the occasional "huff") waiting for more cookies. She WUVS them. 

I think I'll have to figure out (of find) a good recipe for Snickerdoodle dog treats. Do you know of any?

Enjoy your weekend!

Gunilla Wachtel
Dynamic animal drawings that deepen and strengthen your connection to animals.
Artist. Animal lover. Swedish-American.
Kanweienea Kreations

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