Mandarin – Oil on Box Canvas
Original photograph with kind permission from Pring Photography.
Harry – coloured Pencil and Gouache
Harry is mainly polychromo pencil with a touch of white gouache for his blaze, on coloured pastel paper.
Bert and Paddy – Oil on Canvas Board
Paddy – Oil on Canvas Board
this group of paintings were the final pieces I had to submit for my Pet Portraiture Diploma. A big thanks you to Mary Gray for the loan of her fantastic photos. You be pleased to know I passed with Distinctions.
Bert – Soft Pastel on Velour Paper
Fluffy – Coloured Pencil and Gouache
This is my cat Fluffy – affectionately known as ‘Her Majesty’. she was painted with a mixture of coloursoft pencils and various mixed coloured gouache on tinted pastel board.
Jack and James – Graphite on Bristol Board Paper
These cheeky chaps are my two sons.
Rose Buds – Oil on Board
When I am not painting and drawing our furry friends I enjoy painting flora and fauna.
Barney – Coloured Pencil on white Cartridge Paper
Barney holds a special place in my heart and is still one of my favourite pictures. He has pride of place on my business cards. A reminder of days gone by when my children were small and played ball with him in a friends garden.
Fluffy – Graphite on Bristol Board Paper
My cat Fluffy in the ‘Her Majesty’ pose.
Cleo and Jay – Oil on Canvas Board
This painting almost never happened. It was painted as a gift for a special landmark birthday. Unfortunately Cleo, on the left, passed away a few days after the photographs for this picture were taken. RIP old girl.
Orchids – Oil on Board
A study of the orchids growing in my dining room.
Nic the Chick – Graphite on Bristol Board Paper
This little lady is one of the chickens that wanders around the ground of the Five Bells at Stanbridge. Definitely ‘Free Range’