Category Archives: derwent charcoal pencils

‘Two for one’pastel, this is a combination of two cats, brother and sister Norwegian forest cats Ginge and Willow

If you think this looks a little strange, you would be quite correct, because this is actually two different cats. They are brother and sister Norwegian forest cats, willow is tabby on the left, and Ginge is ……ginger!! On the … Continue reading

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Charcoal and pastel, male figure study

With charcoal and pastels to hand ( they are out rather a lot at the moment) I decided to practice a little figure drawing, this time male. I have a book called virtual pose 3 by mario Henri chakkour. It … Continue reading

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Horse in pastel ‘The meet’

horse in pastel, and charcoal. New horses introduced into the field, results in some powerful expressions from the herd. Dominance, submission…..lots of squeals.   The pecking order is under threat, does the leader meet his challenger?           … Continue reading

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‘A mothers love’cow and calf in pastel.

I have had the pastels and charcoal out lately, not quite so much clearing away, although a fair bit of dusty residue remains on the floor! This is ‘ A mother love’ for obvious reasons

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Feeling tired, wishing I had more time to paint, lost mojo!

In my previous post I said I was feeling tired, well it does show when I have a lack of time and I loose my mojo. I also have a poorly cat at the moment, and after two visits to … Continue reading

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Charcoal portrait of my daughter Leah willow and derwent tinted charcoal

Today was another wet and horrid day, thunder in the early morning with heavy down pours, I got soaked sorting the ponies. I got home pretty quick for a Sunday as I couldn’t ride, so I decided to paint, I … Continue reading

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Charcoal, is there a technique?

I had to pop to my local art/ craft shop, as I needed a charcoal neocolor pastel for a painting I have been requested to paint for a friend. While there I just got a little side tracked, as you … Continue reading

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