Lion Leisure

The King

This is excellent Shelagh - I really like your use of black velour paper and the simple use of limited pastels to highlight key areas is really dramatic. Well done!

Excellent! You have achieved a very dramatic effect. A wonderful subject to draw. I really like it a lot.

Thanks Rodney for your praise. I must say I do have a soft spot for cats of any kind.

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One of my early attempts at drawing with pastels and this is on velour paper which gives that tactile side and works great when drawing fur. Although not much is shown here, but I love the simplicity of the limited lines and palette to demonstrate this majestic animal in the dark.

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Shelagh Fairbank

I took up painting after retiring in 2017, having not done any since 'O' Level Art - now I find I can't stop. Painting or drawing has certainly filled the void, (after a worklife in IT), with ease and offered the perfect contrast. My painting is quite eclectic and I paint what takes my fancy or…

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