Generally speaking, the life of an artist is a solitary profession. That’s one reason why Facebook is such a popular social hub for visual artists. It’s a great way to connect with others during our studio breaks.
Recently, I saw a fun post about famous artists and their pets. It inspired me to ask my Facebook Fine Art Tips friends to post pictures of their studio pets. But first, here are a few photos of famous artists and their pets…
Since the ancient cave paintings of horses and bison, animals have been inspiring artists. Today, pet cats, dogs, birds, and other animals continue to aid creativity with their beauty, humor, companionship.
According to research, people are hardwired to be stimulated by, and respond to animals.Though we no longer exist in drastic survival scenarios, the connection between animals and people remains, animals trigger our emotions and creativity
Below are some famous, and not-so-famous Facebook artists and their pets! It’s funny, not many posted images of themselves…just their pets! Click on their photos to find out more about each artist and to view their artwork.
Now, I better stop blogging so I can go walk my dogs! ~Lori
PS. You can join in the fun at Fine Art Tips Facebook Fan Page and let’s meet on Twitter, and on Google Plus, Pinterest! Please checkout my art too LoriMcNee.com, or find me on Instagram lorimcneeartist