This portrait went to it’s new home today. It was my first horse in oil, used 2 reference photos 1 for the pose the other for the colours. I changed the background to make the grey pop out more so had to tweek the colours a little to reflect the darker background. A dappled grey is definitely a challenge to paint but enjoyable! Continue reading “Horse Commission “
I spent some of yesterday visiting Coopers Crafty Corner in Pelsall to stock my art shelf with a batch of giclee pet prints and notebooks.
My breast cancer awareness picture ‘Contemplation‘ will also be available from Oct 14th for their Breast Cancer Awareness campaign with donations from the sales going to Walsall Breast Cancer Support Group.
Quiet day at work today so it’s some Gothic Blackletter practice for me. Only my second time and not done any for about 8 months so rusty to say the least.
Got the go ahead for a graphite family portrait this evening and photos have come through for a horse oil portrait. Busy times …shame the day job gets in the way! Right, next up is a quick cheeky Photoshop composite for a birthday card, then bed.
Decided to branch out offline and try selling from a craft shop. I’m renting shelf space for a year at Coopers Crafty Corner, a lovely friendly little craft shop in Pelsall Village. I only have a few prints on display at the moment but offering portrait commission’s.