Last night I started a basic dog drawing. I painted the eyes and nose, I wanted them to look as normal as possible, followed then by a variety of coloured washes over the different parts of his head. I then added this morning some random ink stencil patterns, in contrasting coloured distress inks by Tim holtz. Paint brush down, and left to dry, I went out for a lovely forest ride, for a little sunshine, and to get the dog out. Back home I finished off a few more inked patterns, and then added some shadows to give some more dimension, although I didn’t want it to look realistic, I wanted a little more depth. I am really happy with the end result, it is kind of what I had in my head, I am not sure if it should have had a background wash, or if white is ok? But I will leave it as it is for fear of ruining it.