Portrait of a child

Portrait of a child

I am well known for my pet portraits, but I do paint other subjects too! This portrait of a child was recently commissioned by a returning customer of his son. Rendering skin tones in a human portrait in coloured pencils is incredibly difficult to achieve, and a...
Cat Portrait

Cat Portrait

This cat pet portrait is of my own cat Cassie whom I had for over 16 years. I had not attempted her whilst still alive due to the complexities of her tortoiseshell fur which I am now confident in doing! When creating a cat portrait, or any animal portrait, I always...
Two Border Collies

Two Border Collies

I created this pet portrait on A3 heavyweight cardstock with a good amount of tooth ( texture) which picks up pencil pigment (colour) from top quality Prismacolor pencils. The customer had emailed me a variety of photographs of the dogs which I could choose which were...