Mr Chico

MrChicoMr Chico – Coloured Pencil and Gouache

Mr Chico is a mixture of polychromo pencil and white gouache for dramatic effect against a coloured background of pastel paper.

Fergie

FergieFergie – oil on Canvas Board

Taken from a beautiful photograph supplied by the owners.  No need for any tweaking on this one, I didn’t have to change a thing.

Mandarin

MandarinMandarin – Oil on Box Canvas

Original photograph with kind permission from Pring Photography.

Harry

HarryHarry – coloured Pencil and Gouache

Harry is mainly polychromo pencil with a touch of white gouache for his blaze, on coloured pastel paper.

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Bert and Paddy

BertPaddyBert and Paddy – Oil on Canvas Board

PaddyPaddy – 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

BertBert – Soft Pastel on Velour Paper

Fluffy

FluffyClrFluffy – 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

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Jack and James – Graphite on Bristol Board Paper

These cheeky chaps are my two sons.

Rose Bud

RoseBudsRose Buds – Oil on Board

When I am not painting and drawing our furry friends I enjoy painting flora and fauna.

Barney

BarneyBarney – 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

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Fluffy – Graphite on Bristol Board Paper

My cat Fluffy in the ‘Her Majesty’ pose.

Cleo and Jay

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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.