Due to requests, I have recently been taking commissions for pencil sketches. These are a lot smaller, simpler and less expensive than pastel portraits and are a lot of fun to draw.
For this short tutorial, all you will need is a HB pencil, a sheet of paper and an eraser.
I regularly receive messages from people who are interested in learning to draw, or from people who used to draw or paint but due to busy times spent working, raising a family or something else they haven’t drawn in many years and are lacking the confidence to start again. I firmly believe everyone can learn to… Continue reading Learn to Draw a Hungarian Vizsla
For Stanley’s portrait I worked from a fantastic reference photo taken by Gail Fogarty.
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!
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.