Tuesday 3 November 2015

Pat the greyhound

Pat crossed over the rainbow bridge recently and left his family very upset. This picture was commissioned for the husband as a Christmas present and for the family to remember him by.
Size: A4
Paper: Fabrianno Artistco HP
Pencils: Faber Castell Polychromos.

I am safe to post this as they don't really do computers so very unlikely that it will be seen.


  1. Lovely portrait Bev, and I like the pose - a little bit different! My next one is also a memorial portrait/Xmas present but I'll be working in pastels (time constraints). I'm sure this will bring a few tears when its opened at Christmas.

  2. Thanks Sue. He had his coat on which I removed. Silly me to say I would, quite a challenge. The refs were terrible and this was really the only picture worth using. This was commissioned by a lady for her husband and she did a great job of holding it together when she saw it.


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