These pictures show the stages in the production of my painting of a Shetland sheepdog called Jasper. The painting was created using soft pastels and pastel pencils.
Mike Stewart 2013
- On the left – I used a good quality photograph of Jasper taken by his owner, photographer Paul Thwaites.
On the right – I made a rough outline established with base colours added in watercolour.
- On the left – Using pastel pencil, eyes, nose, ears are positioned and detailed.
On the right – Colours added, blended and further pencil details added.
- On the left – Eye Photograph.
On the right – the final blending.
- Final portrait – Portrait finalised by adjusting expression in the eyes.