Bay

Bay Traditional, Acrylic My first acrylic painting! I’ve tried this medium a few times but never clicked with it, I tried again recently and think I’ve finally got the hang of it. Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: http://fav.me/d8o3wx0 Items used: Canvas board, liquitex basics acrylic Share

Glee

Glee noun 1. open delight or pleasure; exultant joy; exultation. (Traditional, watercolour) This portrait is one that is so important to me I’ve had this incredible pup over 7 years and its about time she had her own portrait that really represented her. This is the first portrait I’ve ever done in this style so […]

Calf Portrait

Calf portrait Traditional, graphite I absolutely adore cows so when I saw the reference photo of the calf I was so inspired! I haven’t used graphite in a very long time as I’ve never been much of a fan of the medium but I’ve been converted. Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: supplied by Hanne Krumwiede Items […]

Arabian Foal

Arabian Foal Digital I drew this a while ago based on a fictional character and really loved the outcome Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/0f/60/c3/0f60c355a97618095b75ac85c94f3d51.jpg Items used: Photoshop CS6 & cintiq 13HD Share

Hugo

  Hugo Traditional, coloured pencil Last of the Christmas collection for 2016, Hugo is owned by my lovely Auntie​. The first portrait with a uniform and the first done using water as a blender for my coloured pencils, but I’m really pleased with the outcome Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: my own Items used: Strathmore toned […]

Tabby Cat in Blue

Biro practice Traditional, ballpoint pen (blue) After sharing my water horse piece I decided to try a new pen study, this time of one of my tabby cats. Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: my own Items used: Ballpoint pen Share

Late Bloomers

Late Bloomers Traditional, coloured pencilLittle late for spring, but it’s my favourite season so I wanted to do something Spring inspired and this happened. Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: http://venomxbaby.deviantart.com/ Items used: Brown sugar paper 8.3 x 11.7 inches with Caran D’ache supracolor pencils   Share

Border Collie Stare

Border collie Traditional, greyscale pencils Really wanted to do a bordercollie stalk image do here it is in black and white, their instinct when herding is so inspiring to me and I really wanted to capture that moment. Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: http://pin.it/9MORQfO Items used: Daley Rowney 8.3 x 11.7 inches with Caran D’ache supracolor […]