Monday, 14 April 2014

Lovely Willow in pastels

Meet Willow, a very laid back Golden Retriever, well aren't they all? She wasn't bothered that she was supposed to be co-operating for her photo shoot, just lay down or came up to me for a cuddle and a kiss, and wasn't interested in showing her 'best side'. We finally managed to get some interest from her when the treats were brought out and at last I managed to get one or two suitable shots to work from. This is the result.

Medium: pastels, sticks and pencils.
Support: Fisher 400 sanded paper
Size: A3


4 comments:

  1. Willow is beautiful Bev .... she definitely has that 'I want a treat look' that Retrievers and Labs have mastered so well. Lovely portrait

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  2. this is beautiful, love the gentleness that shines through...

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  3. Thanks guys, Goldens have such soft faces, goes with the temperament. I have never met a 'snappy' one yet.

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  4. Wonderful painterly portrait ;)

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