I absolutely loved Mia’s reference photograph, in addition to being well lit and clear, it really captured her expression and personality. Unless I am drawing a large or
A collection of my GSP art from the past couple of years.
When I try to catalogue my past dog portraits and artwork into some sort of order the most obvious place to start is with breeds, which means that mixed breeds tend to be overlooked.
Isla is no longer a puppy, but what an absolutely perfect choice of a reference in this photo from her puppyhood!
For Stanley’s portrait I worked from a fantastic reference photo taken by Gail Fogarty.
I have had several commissions for GSP portraits this past year, and while two are available as fine art giclee prints, I would love to add another full body artwork to the collection and would hugely appreciate any help in sourcing a reference photograph.
By far the most common breed of dog I paint or draw is the Hungarian Vizsla. Here are 40 pictures I have completed in the past four years featuring 57 vizslas!
Based on the French verb gicler which means “to squirt or spray”, giclée printing involves squirting microscopic dots of specialist archival pigment ink onto high quality fine art paper with exceptional accuracy.
Even though I have lots of Hungarian Vizsla products a Wire Haired Vizsla was missing, and was one of the breeds suggested which I thought was a great idea. Hettie’s mum put forward this great photo to use as a reference.
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