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Gary-Quinn

After I drew the magical, colourful unicorn for a pupil, I was asked by my friend E to draw her a unicorn for a niece and, by the way, could you do a Harley Quinn for my son? Not Margot … Continue reading

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Magical Unicorn

I know they don’t exist before any calls for the men in the white coats but one of the pupils I work with loves them and I thought since I had to sit and help my eldest with his art … 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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Winter Squirrel

So I have spent most of today getting this piece finished in time to submit it to the Strathmore Wonders of Winter competition with Jackson’s Art Supplies. I was nervous about the background – how could I show thick snowfall … Continue reading

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Squirrel for Strathmore

A little update on my effort for the Strathmore Wonders of Winter competition. I am not sure I’ll get it finished in time but I’ll try. After being laid out this weekend with a nasty cold – I had planned … Continue reading

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Strathmore Wonders of Winter Competition

I have actually started my entry. Yes, I know. I chose a piece of grey pastel Strathmore paper as it was most like my beloved Mi-Tientes paper and I grabbed my Prismas. I am still having a love/hate relationship with … 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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Bag of Fun

I’ve been treating myself and stocking up. Derwent brought out a limited edition box of 12 new Coloursoft colours under the banner of ‘Fashion’. They come in lovely tin with an illustration by Niki Pilkington: When you hear ‘Fashion’ you … Continue reading

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