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.
With any original piece of art, it is highly recommended to use a professional framer and it is too easy to damage the artwork. If you decide to tackle framing yourself, here are some tips that may be useful…
Extra Small – 8″ x 6″ / 15 x 10 cm As a general guide a 8″ x 6″ … More
I always find it amazing to watch my dogs turn from floppy snoring sofa cushions into crazy energetic explorers at the slightest mention of a walk, and I really want to capture that with each painting in this series. To watch them interact with the environment and turn the world into their playground never ceases to fascinate me!
It can be difficult to decide whether or not to include a background when commissioning a painting or drawing. Here are five different background options.
Black animals are notoriously difficult to photograph, so I was really glad to get such great reference photographs of these two … More
The image is of Juta at Grey Mare’s Tail in Scotland and it really strikes a chord with me as she is so keen and playful, oblivious to the cold water or the stormy day, just intent on watching what’s about to be thrown or maybe the birds flying overhead! I hope it depicts a familiar scene for others too.
Bix’s portrait was commissioned by as a birthday gift, so I’ve had to be very secretive about sharing any updates … More
It has been so busy with Christmas commissions and charity portraits that I’ve noticed I have been finishing one portrait … More
A huge majority of commissions I receive for portraits and artwork are gifts. Right now with Christmas fast approaching, I … More