Beautifully done Carolyn the fur is exceptional.

Great expression and pencil work

So well done, and you seem to have got the light marks over the dark really well...I struggle with that at the moment.

Thank you for your supportive comments Carole, Heather and Lewis.

Lewis, I put in the highlights first then the dark fur around these so that it looks like the dark is underneath. Lots of light layers and blending follow.

This is so good Carolyn. The fur is superb.

This is so good Carolyn. Just love that curly fur. Fabulous work and someone is going to be delighted.

Thank you for your supportive comments Christine and Carole.

Thanks for that info Carolyn, I'll give it a go next time...I usually end up using a little gouache.

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Coloured pencil on Clairefontaine Gris paper A4. A friend asked me to do this for her in laws for Christmas.

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Carolyn Parkinson

I am a retired Physical Eduction Teacher of 33 years. Having always regretted choosing to study Physics O' Level over Art, (and not having done any artwork since then apart from doodling during meetings!...) I decided on my retirement in August 2016 that it was time to start drawing and painting…

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