Wonderful Carolyn. Beautiful expression.

Beautiful little dog.

Great pastel Carolyn - your friends will be delighted

Your doggy painting is beautiful Carolyn, I bet your friends were really pleased with it.

Thank you very much Heather and Linda.

What a lovely thing to do Carolyn, you’ve done a super job. She’s gorgeous and forever immortalised in your painting.

Thank you Fiona. What a lovely thought.

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My friends' Collie, Molly passed away just before New Year at almost 15 years of age. She still looked and behaved like a much younger dog. I took a photograph of her 2 years ago and decided to do a portrait of her as a gift for them. I used Hahnemuhle Velour tan paper for a warm background, Koh-i-noor soft pastels and Conte pastel pencils for finer details.

About the Artist
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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