This is what I’m currently drawing: a Jack Russell Terrier puppy – pastels on velour paper. The little dog called ‘Chica’ is all white so it’ll be a bit of a challenge! Watch this space.
Archive for April, 2009
April 30, 2009
April 28, 2009
Right, here it is. The British Shorthair cat pastel portrait is finished. The background is really a soft light green not neon – thank you very much yet again, scanner. ^^ What is it that makes cat portraits harder to do than horses or dogs…or is it just me? I’ll be doing a pastel on [...]
April 27, 2009
This is a new WIP scan of the British Shorthair cat (the horse portrait is finished but I can’t show it until after the recipient’s birthday in June). It’s not easy to make the fur look soft but I hope I’ll get there. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to do any work this weekend due to [...]
April 21, 2009
After a lovely sunny weekend, partly spent at Marwell Zoo (we took about 250 photos) ) I have started two new pastel commissions. One of a British Shorthair cat and one of a chestnut horse. I’m attaching scans of the pencil outlines below and will keep you posted on the progress! I’m also working on [...]
April 17, 2009
This is one of my latest horse portrait commissions. ‘Merrie’ is a much-loved German mare, sadly no longer with her owner. I hope my rendition in pastels will bring back some happy memories.
April 17, 2009
It’s finished! I’m very happy with how it turned out. This portrait is meant to express how much I adore this classy lady!
April 13, 2009
I’m still here and promise I shall update my blog more often again. I have not been lazy – there’s 3 birthday/anniversary surprise portraits that I have been working on (2 horses and 1 cat) . Oh and one horse that I can show. Here’s the work in progress (pastels): I have also been out [...]