Author Archives: SalemSkye

Hello again!

Ok, so I have been AWOL from this site for quite some time. Truth is, I lost my drawing mojo. Life took over for a little while. And I missed it, I have really missed drawing and just having fun … Continue reading

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Snoops

This piece was a hugely personal one. My boss, who is absolutely one of the finest people I have ever, will ever meet, recently retired. Earlier this year her beloved dog, Snoops, passed away and I had always intended to … Continue reading

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Cuillin

This piece was a special one to do. The Beagle community is large and when a member loses one, others wish to mark that event. This was what led me to this drawing, Cuillin. I haven’t drawn such a light … Continue reading

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Beagle Smoosh – Completed

So I have a lot of explaining to do. I have not posted in absolute months and for that I apologise. A very busy life and I lost my drawing mojo. I have been trying to get fit and working … Continue reading

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Beagle Smoosh

It’s been a while but I have been working on a piece – it won’t come as any surprise that it’s of a beagle. Actually, it’s 2 beagles – SURPRISE! A veritable beagle smoosh. I am using the smooth side … Continue reading

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Max Redux – Pastel Beagle

No, not a new breed of beagle but my first beagle in pastel pencil. Because I took so long to finish Paula’s portrait of Max that she won the auction for (blame holidays and a horsefly), I decided to draw … Continue reading

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To The Max! Finished.

Thank you to Paula for donating to Beagle Welfare to secure this pet portrait. Thank you to Gary Clacher for kind use of his reference photo. And thank you to Max for being so gorgeous!

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To The Max! Further update.

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To The Max!

I mentioned a while back that I donated a pet portrait to the Beagle Welfare fun day and that a gorgeous beagle called Max won. Well, Paula his owner did, but I got to draw Max. Paula didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Fabriano Artistico Watercolour Paper

I haven’t used this paper yet so am unqualified to give a full review of it. But I will tell you why I bought it. I dislike the favourite standard paper of coloured pencils artists – Stonehenge. It’s too soft, … Continue reading

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