Ziggy the Bearded Dragon

Ziggy the Bearded Dragon

This is a portrait of beautiful Ziggy, the bearded dragon. He was a commission created in inktense watercolour pencil, with a bit of white gel pen and gouache for good measure. His portrait is about A4 size, but what a challenge with all those scales! Ziggy had such a charismatic face and dramatic colouring I couldn’t resist taking this commission on, and despite the hand cramp from all that detail I’m really pleased with how this...

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Tess portrait

Tess portrait

Among my flurry of Christmas commissions was this lovely golden labrador, Tess. Tess was coloured in Derwent Inktense watercolour pencils, mostly dry, on hand-pressed watercolour paper. She was a delight to draw with her very sweet expression, she looks as if she could do no wrong! Again, a phone photo so apologies for any poor image...

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A Herd of Horse Portraits

A Herd of Horse Portraits

Before Christmas, I always get a little flurry of commissions for Christmas presents, which is lovely. I am usually commissioned for dogs, so when I was commissioned for five horse portraits I was very excited to get my equine artistry on again! These are five beautiful horses each postcard sized, on A3 watercolour paper. Painted in Derwent Inktense watercolour pencils layered both wet and dry, with a splash of gouache and white gel pen here and...

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Portrait of Jess

Portrait of Jess

I’ve been busy with the run up to Christmas with commissions, but I’m also in the middle of moving house so I’ve got no scanner either! This commission though, I managed to scan before posting – this is Jess, a spaniel, in coloured pencil. There’s also a little white gouache and gel pen in there too to make her pop! She’s such a lovely colour with beautiful eyes, I really enjoyed drawing this one, even all...

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The Maharaj

The Maharaj

Well it all started as a warm up sketch and then I got a little carried away… I think he’s rather grand, though. Watercolour pencil, coloured pencil, white gel pen and gold gel pen in...

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