What a Nightmare! I decided to take the challenge and copy the wolf in the May edition. I thought that my Derwent pastel pencils would be OK, even though I only had some grey paper from a scrapbook to hand. Starting at the left ear, I used the black pencil as instructed, only to find that the white would not go on top as the black was too waxy. As I had sketched out the whole picture in faint black, This was a problem from start to finish. I had to change my modus operandi,ignore the instructions and work from light to dark and use blackboard chalk for the whites. What a challenge! but it was all over in an afternoon and gave me something to do whilst Husband watched the football!
About the Artist
Since retiring from a career in education and training management, I returned to art after a gap of 40 years. Now I travel was much as I can with my husband and take an enormous amount of photographs, some of which I use as reference photos. Meanwhile, I take a weekly course in portraiture and…View full profile