Tag Archives: Mi-Tientes

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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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! 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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London Art College Pastels Diploma

I think I mentioned a while ago that I had signed up for the London Art College‘s Pastel Diploma. I really want to draw and mess around with pastels but need to learn how to use them properly so I … Continue reading

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Lilac Butterflies Finished!

And entered into the Leisure Painter and The Artist competition!

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Leisure Painter and The Artist Competition

Back in February, I wrote about the Leisure Painter and The Artist Competition in partnership with Jackson’s Art Supplies asking for entries with the theme of butterflies. Now that I have finished my entry for the Strathmore Wonders of Winter … 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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Jasper the Beagle Finished

And here is the finished Jasper. Overall I would say that the Lyra Rembrandts were not entirely to my liking – it may just be the surface – they were rubbery, crayon-y and sticky. I like how Jasper turned out … Continue reading

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