Tuesday 22 February 2011

Claudia and Lennie

This is a portrait of my niece Claudia and her little cat Lennie, commissioned by my brother and his wife, who live in the USA. I was a little nervous in taking it on as I haven't done many human portraits before. I have always felt it was more difficult to capture a human likeness than with the animal portraits I specialise in. I was really pleased with the result. I feel I have captured her personality well.

Support: Fabrianno Artistico HP
Pencils: Karisma and Polychromos
Size: 16" x 12"


  1. Great job Bev - perhaps this will be the first of many 'humans' ??

    Whilst my preference is for 4 legged subjects, my commissions have been split 60/40 animals/humans over the last year

  2. lovely, portraying humans is a challenge greater than animals. Very good for a first!!


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