Thursday 26 January 2012

African Painted Wild dog

This was a new try-out for me, a very detailed animal in transparent watercolour.
I am a long way from being comfortable with watercolours but this was something I had wanted to try for a long time. So here it is, an African Wild Dog or Painted Dog. I have called it 'Rear Guard' as he seems to be checking for any stragglers in the pack.

It measures: 11" x 8.5"
Paper used is Fabriano Artistico HP watercolour paper
Paints. Windsor and Newton artists colours.


  1. Great job for the first go round, These are very interesting animals. I've been toying with painting one myself

  2. Thanks Dave, I love the markings on these chaps. I had the pleasure to visit a pack at a breeding centre in South Africa, and I really fell in love with them.

  3. WOW! This is incredible I ADORE it! Fab work Bev :)) Jules


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