Well, I finally got around to finishing the third in my set of little birds. They are very small but do look nice in their frames. I will take a photo of them framed when the light is better and post it. I decided to scrap the kingfisher I was going to do and settled on a little blue tit. I do love these cheeky little chaps.
Friday, 14 May 2010
Friday, 7 May 2010
I have just completed this wonderful boy. He is a large silverback who lives at Bristol Zoo. He was so laid back and relaxed it was easy to take a good photograph of him as he sat in the sun surveying his space. I wondered if he was thinking of his natural habitat, the rainforest of the Congo? With this in mind, I titled it 'Rainforest Dreamin'.
It will be one of my entries into the UKCPS annual exhibition.
Size: 13" x 13"
Support: Fabrianno Artistico
Medium: Derwent's new watersoluble coloured pencils.
I think there must be at least 5 million pencil strokes for the fur...just guessing, I didn't count, but it sure felt like it. LOL
Tuesday, 4 May 2010
This is a commission I have just completed of Otis a Yorkie x Border terrier. A very cute chap with bags of character, which I hope I have captured. The scan isn't great and he is, in the original, a little redder and darker.
Measures roughly A4 - coloured pencils on Fabriano artistico hp paper.
Sunday, 2 May 2010
Here are a couple of small pictures I have done for our exhibition in Glastonbury at the end of the month. Together with Pauline Longly and Diana Conor, I am putting on an exhibition at the Glastonbury Galleries from the 29th May - 6th June. If you in the area please come in and see what we do.
These little images measure 6" x 6" and are tinted charcoal on pastelmat.
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