pets and portraits

One of my latest pet portraits- coloured pencil (FC polychromos and prismacolors) and acrylic ink (white for the whiskers) on Fabriano 5 grain paper:


And some in progress shots:



Lots of hours went into this one!

We also have a new member of the family- an Indian ringneck parakeet ‘Charlie’, adopted from the bird rescue organisation I volunteer at. Here is a drawing I did of him to add to my childrens portfolio:


Nero black pencil and watercolour

…SO just for fun, here is a funny video by the amazing James Gurney of Gurney Journey and the author of the wonderful books ‘Colour and Light’ and “Imaginative realism’, about his very own budgie artist:

I want to teach Charlie to draw…he definitely loves chewing on pencils!!

Stay tuned tomorrow for some exciting news.



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