Friday, 30 April 2010

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Work in progress....

Working on pictures for Dorset Arts Week. These hounds are enjoying
the sunshine too! Just trying to soften some of the features down

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Artist in residence at St Johns, Wimborne during Environment Week.

Working with things from Dorset Scrap Store the children and me
created a flower scene by weaving it through the fence in the school grounds.
A great way of making use of wasted materials!

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Spaniel pastel portrait

Pastel portrait of a pretty spaniel - nearly finished!

This picture of a Daxi is just coming together! A little bit more work to do.

Birthday surprises!

Just started this horse portrait commision for a birthday suprise, so this is all for now!

Friday, 9 April 2010

Monty - Springer spaniel pastel portrait and Bridget's 3 lovely labradors

Just had this lovely message from Sarah -
Hi! Just to say thank you once again for the picture you did of Monty. Jack loves it as does everyone who has seen it. Thanks once again! Sarah
Thanks Sarah! Its one of my favourites too! Nina

Bridget sent me a note too.

A big thank you for the fabulous pastel portrait of our 3 labradors. It was a fantastic birthday surprise for my partner - he was thrilled, and the look on his face made the sneaking around and secrecy worthwhile! And thank you again for being so patient trying to photograph 3 crazy dogs who just wanted to play! All 3 dogs are such different characters and you've managed to capture their individual personalities perfectly - there's no doubting that's our girls. The picture has pride of place alongside the beautiful pastel you did of my Sheltie 2 years ago. Thanks again for the beautiful picture, and I'll be in touch again as we've got a new puppy arriving shortly!!!
Thanks Bridget!

Thursday, 8 April 2010

Golden retrievers in pastel

These two lovely Golden Retrievers are a good looking pair to draw as a pastel portrait . I've a little more to do but I think they are nearly there.

A little picture of Poppy the pony from an old photo.