Jaime the Degus


Thank you Heather and Carolyn.

What a charming little chap, full of character! Dawn, it sounds like you’ve had a sad and tough time recently. I hope your art helps and that 2021 is better for all of us. X

Thank you, Tessa, for your comments and kind thoughts. I do hope 2021 is much kinder all round. Have a lovely Christmas.

He’s super Dawn, a lovely distraction. I’m sorry for your loss and continuing troubles Dawn , I hope all will be well and 2021 will be kind to you.

This little guy is so lovely, you have done an excellent job.

Thankyou Finds and Painful Painter!

Superbly painted.

He is beautiful and such outstanding pastel work on his fur, the shades of colour are fantastic and his pose incredibly sweet! So sorry for your sad loss, sending my condolences. Art will be a great way of focusing upon creating some more portraits and animals.

This is a delightful painting - so well done and he looks so cute. I am very sorry to hear of your sad loss, Dawn and about your family -d0 hope all will be well. I can also agree that art is a good distraction and I look forward to seeing more of your work.

Lovely chap, great pastel work. Sorry to hear of your loss, I too hope 2021 will be a better year for you and all of us.

Thank you Stephen, Angela, Anne and Katy for your lovely comments. Sorry Fiona, gremlins got into my phone and changed your name!

Lol....I’ve been called worse Dawn!

Dear me, you are having a sad and worrying time. I hope you found some relaxation in painting this delightful little animal

Hang on Studio Wall

10x8 soft pastel and pastel pencil on pastelmat. It's a while since I picked up my pastels. This one is a Christmas gift. It's been a welcome distraction since we lost my dad to cancer and covid. Now 4 other family members have it. Hope everyone out there is staying safe.

About the Artist
Dawn Halliwell

I started painting in Jan 2016 after the death of my youngest sister. I found it great therapy and still do! I love experimenting with different techniques and media. I mainly work in pastel or oils for pet portraits, but I also enjoy doing ink portraits with the odd landscape thrown in for good…

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