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A tiny Pekingese dog is sending the art world barking mad after his owner discovered his hidden talent for producing abstract works of art.

Little Ziggy is making a roaring trade from his work which fetch up to £170 a painting.

Owner Elizabeth Monacelli said he three-year-old pet began painting about three years ago after she encouraged him to pick up a paintbrush.

And unlike many struggling artists, Ziggy is doing a roaring trade with his works in big demand across his home town of Fallbrook, California.

Ms Monacelli, a violin instructor, attaches a paintbrush to the end of a paper roller, which Ziggy either bites into or attaches to his snout to paint on canvas.

But she said Ziggy is a temperamental artist who’s prone to bouts of ennui and existential doubts.

‘He enjoys painting but has to be in the right frame of mind for it,’ Ms Monacelli said.

Read more and see more pictures: Pictured: The tiny dog brushing up on his artistic skills by learning how to paint

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Written by allpositivenews

03/26/2009 at 4:54 pm

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