Category Archives: picture

This weeks doodle sketches in graphite and pastel

A number of doodle sketches completed this week, between oil painting, some in graphite, some in pastel ( some I actually did a while ago and had left in the pastel pad, so I sprayed with fixative, and thought I … Continue reading

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Surprise pres-art watercolour English bull terrier

Over the last two months I have surprised people I know, by unknowingly painting their dog, and pres-arting them with the finished piece. Today I finished another dog, this time a white bull terrier called Tuptan. I am about to … Continue reading

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‘Just Julia watercolour dog shih tzu

This is a painting I did for a patient, they have quite a number of shiatsu’s all are impeccably turned out, groomed to perfection. I was sent some wonderful photos of them all ( he is a photographer). For some … 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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Large charcoal hare ‘shadow in the darkness’

This was a very large piece of mount board,and the largest hare I have created yet! I choose to use charcoal, for a change. I didn’t find the mount board the best base to use with charcoal. This is a … 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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Playing with charcoal

I have been having a little play with the willow charcoal sticks, when I need a little bit of colour I have used derwent tinted charcoal, white in this case. Hares again! I am really enjoying these little messy black … Continue reading

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