This is the progress of Jake the very sweet Jack Russell who came round for a secret photoshoot. I love meeting the wee characters I paint 🙂
|The finished painting, pastel on velour 10″x14″|
|My line drawing transferred onto the velour
and tweaked further with pastel pencil.
|The first layer on the background.|
|I’m creating a very simple gradient with nice
subtle blue shades.
|Planning on bringing Jake to Kilmood Art club
to show my techniques to the members and demo
my lovely Unison animal set.
|Blocking in the dark areas for the rest of the coat.
Using a Faber Castell pastel on it’s side. The black is
a really rich dark black and not quite as soft as the Unison.
|I also use a few pastel pencils to flick out the very
|But the majority of detail is done with the bigger
sticks as they wear down into sharp edged shards.
|The tiny crumbs are useful too!|
Hope you enjoyed Jake’s progress.