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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...

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Pet Portrait Christmas Gift

My pet portrait gift vouchers make the perfect Xmas gift for pet owners. The gift voucher entitles the recipient to a beautiful pet portrait which is entirely painted or drawn by hand from their favourite photo and is an original work of art. What a fantastic gift to...

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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,...

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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...

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Horse Portrait

This lovely horse portrait was created from my own photograph using quality Strathmore Bristol Smooth card and the expert Prismacolor pencils. The Bristol Smooth card has less texture than the cardstock I sometimes use but is great for shorter, smoother...

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Hello, I’m Julie Hollinshead and from a very young age, I have been passionate about art and animals.

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