Category Archives: portrait

Face on book pages, using Indian ink and pastel

Hidden behind my ‘Hareball’was another unfinished painting, it had been hidden for almost a year, I had ripped up a book I got from a skip at the beginning of 2015, it was used in a number of paintings I … Continue reading

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‘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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‘Blessed beginnings’ Indian ink and brush

This is a requested piece, it was taken from a photo showing a father with his first born, it was created using Indian ink with a brush, based on simple line work. ‘Blessed Beginnings’. I allowed the ink to do … Continue reading

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TILLY watercolour portrait shih tzu dog

This is a portrait of my friends dog Tilly, she is a shih tzu, she looks very smart having recently visited the doggy parlour for a clip ……as all ladies like to keep up with their beauty routine. While many … 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 very busy couple of days

Wow, what a couple of days, Tuesday was the start of our local county show, the New Forest Show, although it is on for three days, I could only attend for the one day this year. It was very good, … Continue reading

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Woody portrait number 2

Portrait number 2 of woody, watercolour….I had problems doing his eye but had some advice from an equine artist, and I think I managed to rectify the problem, the photo I had was not the best, it was very dark, … Continue reading

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