This drawing was inspired by a picture taken of 2 dogs playing in the yard and the neighbor’s dog peering over the fence at them. The neighbor dog, Bear, always seems upset. It must be something to do with his dark, soulless eyes and the fact that he barks every time somebody walks on the driveway.
I incorporated the elements of the photo into a fanciful landscape partially inspired by the Once-ler’s derelict dwelling in The Lorax.
Here is the original photo: