Category Archives: Pet Portraits

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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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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Beagle Welfare Fun Day

I own a beagle and in this day and age there are many outlets for you to actively ‘own’ something. So I joined a few beagle Facebook pages and sometimes go to the Beagle Racing in Kincardine. It exists! And … Continue reading

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Cairns the Black Lab

A friend asked me to do a portrait of her sister’s beloved black labrador, Cairns. Great name. I didn’t have much time but was quite excited to try an all-black, shiny black dog. I used Polychromos on this one on … Continue reading

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Jenson the Beagle

Meet Jenson the Beagle. Thank you very much to the lovely Jenson and Jenny for commissioning this piece. Various pencils on chocolate brown Daler-Rowney Murano paper – And for you lovely people who like to see such things, here a … Continue reading

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Precious Lucy

A friend asked me to draw her lovely dog, Lucy. It was a bit of a challenge; I hadn’t done a black dog before and my last attempt at a black furry creature (my mischevious, murderous cat Skye) didn’t turn … Continue reading

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