Brilliant, particularly love the eyes.

Agree with Christopher

Absolutely brilliant talent awesome work

Oh wow, what more can I say

Fantastic work John! Which paper and pencils do you use?

Amazing detail, beautiful

This is fantastic.Love the fur and the eyes.

Stunning work, a lot of work too! . I wish I could get that detailed effect with my pastel pencils.

Thank you for the kind comments. I use Strathmore Bristol Smooth 300 series for most of my pet portraits. I use many brands of coloured pencils but the ones that I use most are Faber Castell Polychromos.

Many thanks for your reply.

Such a beautiful painting

Fantastic !!!!!

That’s quite remarkable. I love it all but the soft fur on the paws is so realistic

Great work John

Superior work!

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The first of 3 portraits of the beautiful Poppy. Coloured Pencil. Around 8" x 6".

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John Stansfield

I mainly use coloured pencils pencils at the moment. They're wonderful for detailed work. I use Faber-Castell Polychromos with the addition of Derwent Lightfast, Caran D'Ache Luminance and Pablos. I also use Faber-Castell Pitt pastel pencils and Stabilo Carbothellos for people portraits along with…

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