I was commissioned to do a mug for the Northern Virginia Rottweiler Rescue organization, NOVA. This was a great project to work on because it’s an incredible organization that does such good work. I know that Rottweilers are excellent family dogs, having grown up in a house with a few. They are wonderful dogs – goofy, lovable, and of course very comfortable watching over their family.
I wanted to work on a design which focused on the word “rescue,” but maintained a fun, positive feel. I know the Rotties that I grew up with loved the mountains, investigating trails, running through the forest. For this mug, I wanted to show them having fun, frolicking, boating, camping, roasting marshmallows… all under the watchful caring eye of NOVA!