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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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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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CPM Monthly Challenge – February 2014

Another month on the horizon and another lovely challenge from the people over at Colored Pencil Magazine.   A lovely kitty cat taken by Jay Babin. It’s a lovely shot, crying out for a close crop. If I get time … 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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Snoopy the Beagle – Finished.

Private commission: Snoopy the Beagle, A4, Prismacolors on Mi-Tientes, pale grey.

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Snoopy the Beagle – In Progress

This is a private commission I have been working on. I thought you might like to see the stages. It is Prismacolors (with a Derwent White Coloursoft and some Derwent Studios for detail) on Mi-Tientes paper (pale grey). It is … Continue reading

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Brodie – Last Update Before Finishing

A lot of work drawing today and I am finally *nearly* finished. For all intents and purposes, I am finished but I like to come back in a couple of days to do some final touch ups. I began today … Continue reading

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‘Ear ‘Ear!

I thought it might be helpful to show you a beagle ear step-by-step, plus it will remind me what I did! Step 1 – I start by covering the whole ear with short even strokes of Yellowed Orange.     … Continue reading

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‘Brodie’ Latest Progress

A lovely Saturday spent on my couch with my pencils and this is the latest progress. I did a quick revision of the muzzle first adding some darker brown as I noticed that the real-life Brodie has a much dark … Continue reading

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‘Brodie’ Update

I have been working on Brodie’s muzzle. Using white, clay rose, sepia, 50% French Rose and touches of black in short strokes, I have built up the fur on the underside of her mouth. I first, though, drew in the … Continue reading

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