Sunday 28 November 2010

Whizz - a handsome black Lab

 Small update, not much done yesterday, a tad cold in my studio.

 A little more done today, putting down the base layers first before adding the details and highlights etc. It's looking a little strange with all the different colours but once I have added more detail on top he will look like a black dog. Hmmm think I need to work on his eye, looks a little odd.

 Well, onto my next commission, a very handsome black labradour.

It is on Pastelmatt, A3 in size and I am using a variety of soft coloured pencils, mostly Karisma, a few Derwent coloursoft and one or two Stabilo softcolour (I think these have been discontinued - a shame as they are nice to use). I am then dissolving the cp using a low odour solvent. This is the first time I have done an animal using this method and I will be interested to see how it turns out. I really hope I don't have to start again as this is for Christmas, so not much time left.


  1. Looking good! I love the background - I think its going to look great with the Labrador.
    Looking forward to the next update

  2. Looking good Bev, and I like the background too.
    Have moved indoors, my studio is separate from the house and toooo cooold!


  3. It is a lovely background - I'd love to see the finished work!


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