Dennis the Dog1

I love detail - we cannot be what we are not - and boy, you are SO good at it. Fabulous fur, love it!

Absolutely stunning painting!

Incredible detail. Just gorgeous.

Wow - that is superb! The detail is second to none!!

Remarkably life like. I do think colorectal pencils invite detail and this is superb

Absolutely love all your detail...why try for a looser style??? This is magnificent! I notice that others are saying !

Wow incredible!!!

A stunning portrait. The detail is amazing.

Terrific piece of work.

Wow ! I thought it was A photo ! Lovely,and

Beautifully painted John.

Wonderful; you have an amazing talent!

Thank you so much for the lovely comments, I really do appreciate them.

Hang on Studio Wall

This little guy is Dennis. This was an attempt to draw a portrait in a more looser style. Not gonna happen. I get those pencils in my hand and I can't stop putting in the detail. Maybe I should try again with a paint brush. Anyway, Dennis in Coloured pencils on Strathmore Bristol Smooth.

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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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