Category Archives: Watercolour

Deerhound

This is the latest addition to my stock of artwork for sale at the Garrion Bridges Art & Antiques Centre.  “Olive”, the deerhound has featured on this blog before and her pastel painting is now waiting for a new owner.  I decided to pop this pastel onto a pre-cut mount, rather than having it framed, to give the buyer the opportunity to select their own frame, so we’ll see if this proves a good idea or not.  If so, I’ll try a few more – back to the drawing board….literally! 🤓

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‘Deerhound’

Here’s a noble looking breed of dog which I thought might work well in soft pastel, given its fluffy coat.  I spotted this beauty with her owners in a car park in Ulverston and after a brief chat, they very kindly allowed me to take a few shots of her.  She seemed very used to having her photo taken and posed fabulously!  Hope I’ve done her justice.

  

Portraits Without Fur or Feathers…..just for a change

Every so often it’s nice to have a break from doing the same thing.  Although I really enjoy painting our furry and feathered friends, the two legged variety can be just as interesting and have as much character.  Here are a couple of people portraits which were good fun to do.  One is a face from a random photo who looks as though his day isn’t going particularly well!  The other is someone a little closer to home ❤️

Phil, pastel

Phil, pastel

Sid, watercolour

Sid, watercolour