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


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

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

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

  4. Wonderful painterly portrait ;)


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