Possibly the cutest request yet.  This is Buddy, Honey and Blu who live together in perfect harmony!

The finished painting 20″x14″ pastel on velour
My reference photos.  I also had photos of them together to get
the scale between them.  The rabbits really are that big!

 

My line drawing transferred onto the yellow velour.  Starting to
block in the background which I’m trying to keep very simple.

 

Using some lovely lilac shades from Unison.
This entire painting is playing with the nice
contrast between yellow and purple.

 

 

 

 

All three of them have very similar shades running through
their coats.

 

You can see here how I layer up the coats from
dark to light following the fur direction with my marks.

 

Pastel pencils can flick the hairs out well
around the edges.

 

 

 

 

Close up of Honey.  Those gorgeous eyes and soft warm tones.

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