Monthly Archives: December 2013

CPM Monthly Challenge – January 2014

Here I sit in my living room on the cusp on the new year. My mind is turning to all I want to achieve in 2014. I want to spend more time on my art. I want to learn how … 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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SalemSkye’s a Twit!

Quite by accident and a byproduct of me having to join Twitter to support Book Group Online (they recently had a revamp, launched a Facebook page, fab place to discuss books…) who just launched their own Twitter page, SalemSkye now … 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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CPM Monthly Challenge – December 2013

The last Colored Pencil Magazine Challenge for 2013! I am a little disappointed that there is not a Christmas theme but I suppose you could add a little Christmas sparkle if you felt so inclined.  

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