Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Retriever pencil portrait - a surprise birthday present

This pencil portrait was a surprise birthday present for Jenny's Dad.  I never got to meet Jenny face to face as all the arrangemets were via email, and from Jenny's photo's.  When the portrait was finished, I packaged it very carefully in bubble wrap, protective cardboard and  waterproof high visibility bag, then posted by Royal Mail special delivery, so that it would arrive the next day.


 

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Charlie, golden labrador

Charlie, was a very much loved Golden Labrador who had sadly passed away when his family commissioned  this portrait.  Fortunately they had some excellent photo's of him and so I was able to paint his portrait for them to remember him by.

"Charlie" Watercolour 24"x"20 Copyright Marion Simkins