Benji the spaniel - completed in mixed pencil - 2017

Benji the spaniel - completed in mixed pencil - 2017
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Hello, Benji - brilliantly done; being lifelike is one thing, many people can achieve a likeness and make the animal look as though it's alive and kicking; what's more difficult is to convey the animal's personality and character. Having known a number of spaniels over the years, I recognize this look - it might mean a number of things, but the usual explanation is that there's a treat in view.

Thanks you @Robert Jones thats very nice of you :-) we had a springer spaniel years ago and yes they are driven by food for sure hahahahha

Great - you've managed to turn the painting around. He looks gorgeous Jenny.

Yep, definitely has a look on it's face that says 'yes, yes, I have been good i promise, now give me that treat!' This is a gorgeous piece and the colours in the eyes and mouth really make it pop, lovely job.

Benji has turned out beautifully Jenny and your talent shines through your work. I love your composition which is so typically spaniel.

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25/07/2017
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Jenny Sari

Ive have loved to draw since I was a child, I followed my love of drawing and art throughout school, doing a further 3 years study in art in which i gained a GNVQ and Btec National Diploma. This was covering a wide range of arts and techniques, from quick sketch, landscape, abstract, charcoal etc...…

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