A portrait of a dog

 

The final painting

Mid point

I have just finished painting an acrylic portrait of a dog. Just for fun I took a few photos of the various stages, so you can see how the layers are built up.

In the first picture you can see a little of the original pencil sketch left. At the start I only draw out the bare minimum, and then layer up the paint in thinnish layers. With acrylics you can add quite a bit of water and the washes you can achieve are not dissimilar to watercolour paint.

A first quick wash

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About jellywalk

I am a professional artist who is happy to take commissions, be they portraits, paintings of baby ultrasound scans, houses, or pets... Please see my art website for contact details: www.RebeccaJelbert.co.uk. I have prints available for sale from www.Society6.com/RebeccaJelbert.
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