Welcome to the world of Deborah Carmen, artist of the cutest dog pottery you could ever hope to find. It’s a whimsical world that captures the essence of doggy antics, creating a long lasting memory for you to have in your home.
Debby Carmen is an imagineer. She is a Laguna Beach, California artist, author, cartoonist and fabulist who dreamily draws, paints, sculpts, whimsical cats, dogs, and other creations of the animal kingdom. She chronicles random notions, furry motions and life’s nutty nuances depicting fun and farce, frolic and foible in her distinctively recognizable style and expressively vibrant color palettes.
Debby is noted for the MOST BEAUTIFUL hand crafted porcelain ceramic dog and cat bowls and treat jars on the planet; one of the few people in the world creating custom and uniquely distinctive pet bowls and collectibles for her clients furry fourleggers. Debby is recognized by numerous elite breed dog clubs throughout the country as their national specialty artist.
Debby was recently commissioned by 20th Century Fox to make several hundred dog bowls for the premiere of Marley & Me. She’s also the trophy artist for many national breed dog specialty shows, i.e, Westie, Corgi, French Bulldog, Maltese, Shih Tzu, King Charles, Bulldog, Affenpincer, Brussels Griffon, Welch Terrier, Wheaten Terrier to name just a few. Pretty impressive resume!
As if all this wasn’t enough, Debby has an adorable line of books for children. They’re fun books that help teach some valuable lessons.
KITTYWUMPUSS: A wonderful, self-esteem building, inspirational story about participation. This story shares the importance that winning begins when you show up and become part of the team and the value of fellowship and sharing among friends.
GRONK: A story about a playful and pleasing little dog who places fun in front of the obeying the rules. The lesson Gronk learns is about the consequences of not following instructions. Little things that can turn you green!
CHEWDALOOTIE: A story about the responsibility we all have to the things we value and cherish. Chewdalootie shows us the importance of caring for a pet once you accept the responsibility of ownership. Love is a commitment of giving and receiving.
For Debby’s latest book she collaborated with lawyer Kimberly Adams Colgate on a subject that’s important to all of us here at Dogster, pet trusts. The Pet Plan and Pet Trust Guide combines whimsical illustrations with practical need to know information. It’s a “how to” legal plan for your pet’s future security incorporating the newest and latest laws to secure your pets future well being.
If you’re interested in the book we have a terrific offer for Dogsters, 25% discount off list price (list is $28.99) on pre-orders. The book will begin shipping April 15th, so be sure to take advantage of the discount by getting your order in early.
To really get a feel for Debby’s world visit the Fauxpaw Gallery, you’ll find an incredible array of hand made ceramic plates, vases, bowls and much more. We have a great special for Dogsters, 20% discount on any and all orders placed as a New Year Promotion thru 2009!
One very lucky Dogster is going to win a handmade dog bowl. To win leave a comment in the comment section sharing a funny food story. The contest runs today through Monday, January 26th when I will pick one winner based on their answer.