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Archive for April, 2012

How to draw fur in graphite tutorial.

Apr. 29th 2012

I’ve set up a page for tutorials, with the first being how I draw fur using graphite. Other tutorials will be added to the page in the coming weeks. If anyone has anything in particular they would like to see, let me know.

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Cat Portrait – Completed

Apr. 26th 2012

Coloured pencil cat.

I didn’t work this one as much as I usually do, using fewer layers of coloured pencil, preferring to let the tone of the paper show through more.

Coloured pencil on Mi-Teintes paper.

Cat Sketch – Work in Progress

Apr. 24th 2012

A cat I started work on today:

Drawing of a cat.

Coloursoft pencils on Mi-Teintes paper.

I want to keep this one fairly simple, and not add as much detail as I usually do, instead utilising the tone of the paper for shading. Whether or not I actually manage to restrain myself, we shall see.

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Airedale Terriers – Completed Portrait

Apr. 23rd 2012

The completed pastel portrait of two Airedale Terriers.

Drawing of Airedale Terriers

Derwent pastel pencils on Canson Mi-Teintes paper.

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Airedale Terriers Progress

Apr. 21st 2012

A progress shot of the Airedale Terriers in pastel:

Airedale Terriers pet portrait.

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Airedale Terriers – Work in Progress

Apr. 20th 2012

A pastel portrait of a pair of Airedale Terriers I’m working on.

Pastel drawing of two Airedale Terriers

I’m particularly enjoying drawing this portrait given how well pastels lend themselves to the texture of the dog’s fur.

 

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Yorkshire Terrier Portrait – Work in Progress

Apr. 15th 2012

This is Dexter, a pastel portrait I’ve been working on:

Pastel drawing of a Yorkshire Terrier

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Quick update.

Apr. 13th 2012

I’m working away from home, without my camera, so no photo updates for now, but I have a couple of new portraits waiting to be added in the coming week. The graphite fur tutorial will also be going up, and I’ve begun work on others for pastels and coloured pencils.

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