Here’s the finished pastel portrait of the two rabbits. They were drawn on Sennelier Pastelcard.
Archive for October, 2010
October 28, 2010
October 26, 2010
Still working on the portrait of the two rabbits but should be able to finish it within the next couple of days. We went out to take bird photos yesterday and I’d like to share my favourite shot with you. I saw my third ever Dartford warbler – a very rare species in the UK. They’re such fantastic [...]
October 20, 2010
If you’d like to commission a pet portrait as a Christmas gift, please get in touch asap as I’ll soon be booked up. CONTACT ME A few spaces are still availabe so commissions will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Gift certificates are available anytime.
October 16, 2010
Despite being very very busy with commissions, I decided to do a small portrait just for me. It’s the first in a new series of wild bird portraits called ‘British Birds in Pastels’. As you know, I love birds and am really into bird photography. So drawing some portraits from my own reference photos is the [...]
October 14, 2010
The pastel dog portrait of poodle “Sasha” is now finished and her owner is very happy with the result. Here it is: Poodle portrait Next up is a double portrait of two rabbits called “Lilly” and “Elvis”, also in pastels. I have just finished the pencil outline.
October 13, 2010
Getting there… Poodle Pastel Portrait – WIP5 Now I need to add some detail to the fur on the dog’s chest and then add the finishing touches.
October 13, 2010
More work in progress scans of the poodle portrait in pastels: Poodle portrait WIP3 More curls… Poodle portrait WIP4 Some work on the eyes and nose….and more curls! Actually, I’m suprised I didn’t dream about curls last night!
October 12, 2010
I managed to get some more work done on Sasha’s portrait. First I did her eyes (the most important feature) and then added the first layers of pastel to her ears and nose. Poodle Portrait – Work in Progress 1 Sasha has just had hair extensions – very trendy, don’t you think!
October 9, 2010
After finishing a horse portrait in charcoal a few days ago that I can’t show you yet as it is a birthday present for the customer’s mother, I have now started a dog head study of a beautiful poodle girl called ‘Sasha’. She’ll be drawn in pastels on Sennelier Pastelcard. This is the pencil outline: