Sue Ritz

I love dogs. And while I have drawn animals since I was a little girl; I really started painting dogs in 2005 while on deployment in Kuwait. I missed everything about home; but I especially missed my three dogs. And in Kuwait, like every US Military base in and around the Iraqi theater, was guarded by both soldiers and dogs, bomb dogs.

So, I wheedled my way into the kennels and took photos of our furry guardians. I ordered paints and paper and started painting. I continued to paint when I returned home.

Then I joined Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild.

Through SAWG I took workshops and classes and my art expan