Lyin Eyes

Lyin Eyes Traditional, graphite I can finally share this secret commission with you guys! Commissioned for a Birthday gift, now happily received and loved by the new owner Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: Pixabay Items used: Daler Rowney heavypressed, mechanical pencil & black polychromos Share

Camo Miniature

Camo in Miniature Traditional, watercolour Part 2/2 of a commission, the first part was last weeks A4 painting. Brought out the pan watercolours for this one and initially hit a bit of a bump but got there in the end, sized at about 1.6×2.2inches miniature watercolour painting Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: My own Items used: […]


Camo Traditional, watercolour Adored this painting from start to finish it took a bit of a different turn the colours are a lot richer than expected however I think it works well for this lovely pup! Drawn from my own reference photo of a very beautiful lady Art © Shannagh-leigh Reference: My own Items used: […]


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: Items used: Canvas board, liquitex basics acrylic Share


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: Items used: Photoshop CS6 & cintiq 13HD Share


  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: Items used: Brown sugar paper 8.3 x 11.7 inches with Caran D’ache supracolor pencils   Share