sorrow

“Sorrow”
Journal page for The Sketchbook Project 2012
13 x 18 cm
Ink and coloured pencil on paper
© Mandy van Goeije

Having always been an avid saver of animal lives, one of the hardest thing to do, was to have to take our beloved dog to the animal shelter. It was awful. I felt we had failed him in every respect, despite our efforts and love. Fortunately he was soon picked up by a family; farmers who live right by the sea. During the day he could run in the fields and in the evening he’d be taken to the beach to run. So, in the end, he ended up where he needed to be…