Category Archives: derwent tinted charcoal

‘Ginge 2’ cat pastel portrait

Ginge has had to put up with me using him for a model again. I have had a busy evening of painting, I have nearly completed some more horse paintings ( plus one trial using unconventional products, it didn’t work … 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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‘Peek-a-boo’goat in watercolour, charcoal and pastel

This was originally a watercolour that had gone wrong ( in my opinion) so as ¬†I had my charcoal and pastels out, I ¬†decided to give it a makeover. I think they have helped revive it. The biggest problem I … Continue reading

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Pastel/charcoal Lusitano, ‘liberdade’ meaning freedom

Today I finished my pastel picture, a Lusitano free schooling, called ‘liberdade’ which means freedom. I attended a kiln glass workshop yesterday, which was great fun, and very informative. In the hope I may do some glass work with the … Continue reading

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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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A matching pair- charcoal hares

I am feeling very happy with these two hares, they would look great framed and hung together. I have crept back to my slightly more detailed technique, but I think it works well, for these, so I don’t mind deviating … Continue reading

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