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‘Mr Fisher’ watercolour and pastel seagull

My gosh I have surprised myself, this is the second piece I have finished today ( both dog – last post and seagull were started during the week) such light relief after the go slow nature of oil painting. This seagull … Continue reading

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‘Mysterial’ watercolour and pastel

This bank holiday has been wonderful, beautiful weather, great riding, a little tidying in the garden, and some painting. Actually not as much as I would have liked. I have a poorly cat, my gorgeous Tom, he has been having … Continue reading

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Artgraf and pastel horse

my Artgraf water soluble graphite blocks arrived, I could not resist a quick play. I combined with pastel once the WC paper was dry. I plan to paint this in oil soon ( although I am known to change my … Continue reading

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Llama-Rama pastel and watercolour

I have been watching the under painting of this llama for the last couple of weeks, eventually I added some pastel work. I actually wish I left it just as the watercolour under painting, but I have no photo to … Continue reading

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‘Sorry charlie’ watercolour and pastel

Not to be left out on the national celebration days, I decided I had to join in with today’s challenge…..sorry Charlie day. This dog from paint my photo fitted the job perfectly. Another sorry from me, as I have run … Continue reading

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‘Betsy’collie dog in watercolour and pastel

Do you have a dog? How many words does he/she understand? An Austrian Border Collie named Betsy, believed to be one of the world’s most intelligent dogs, understands this many human words:340 According to a recent National Geographic report, Betsy’s … Continue reading

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‘Fearless watcher’hare for raffle

A friend at work is participating in an abseil for charity. To increase her sponsorship money, she is holding a small raffle at the local pub. I said I would paint one of my whacky colourful hares in the hope … Continue reading

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Two large watercolour/ pastel hares ready for Hampshire open studios

My Easter break holiday is nearly over, I still need to do lots more on the oil paintings in readiness for the exhibition. Although it is not until the summer, I needed to use this two week break to prepare, … Continue reading

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‘Cock sure’

This was so much fun, watercolour and then lots of soft pastel. This is painted on daler rowney mixed media, it is lovely thick card, with a bit of texture, so it holds the pastel well, not so good for … Continue reading

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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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