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Dog Portrait in Oils of Sadie

Completed Portrait This is the latest dog portrait in oils which I completed yesterday.  Sadie is a cute little dog portrayed on her bed with a pattern and…

New Website, Brand and Studio Photos

New Website As you’ve probably already seen, I recently uploaded a new website! I have been working on this for a whole year, in between commissions. Simply worked…

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How to Scan Artwork Tutorial

Scan Your Art Tutorial by Katja Turnsek © 2011, All Rights Reserved I get so many emails from fellow artists asking me how I photograph my portraits. “How…

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Sadie’s Oil Portrait – First Detail Stage

Started On Details I continued to work on Sadie’s oil portrait this week and this is the first detail stage. I will add as much detail as I…

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Oil portrait of Dog Sadie – Blocking In Stage

For two more days I have been working on the oil portrait of dog Sadie. I’ve now blocked in the entire canvas with the first and second layer…

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Sadie’s Oil Painting Initial Stage

Sketching Stage I just started up a new oil painting! This is a cute little dog on her bed, her name is Sadie. Canvas size is 14″x10″ and…

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Oil Portrait of Yorkshire Terrier Ferguson

Final Scan of Ferguson Yesterday I completed the oil portrait Ferguson, the Yorkshire terrier. I edited the scan to look as close to the original as possible, I…

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Yorkshire Terrier Portrait in Progress

Ferguson’s Progress I have done two more stages of Yorkshire terrier Ferguson. Unfortunately I forgot to photograph one stage in between, I just picked up my brushes and…

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Yorkshire Terrier Oil Portrait – Ferguson’s Blocking in Stage

Blocking Stage Today I continued on Yorkshire Terrier Ferguson’s oil portrait and blocked in the entire canvas. Tomorrow I will continue and start to paint the entire base with…

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Oil Portrait of Yorkshire Terrier Ferguson – Initial Stage

Ferguson Today I started up a new oil portrait! This is a little cute dog named Ferguson, a Yorkshire terrier who sadly passed recently. He will be painted…

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Pastel Drawing of German Shepherd Izzy – Final Scan

Izzy’s Portrait This is the final scan of German Shepherd Izzy, a pastel drawing created on creme-yellow Canson Mi Tientes Touch paper. The size is 20″x16″, one of…

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Pastel Portrait of German Shepherd In Progress

Izzy’s Portrait I have been working on the latest portrait commission which will serve as a Christmas Gift. I photographed while drawing and downloaded all the pictures from…

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German Shepherd in Pastel – Initial Sketch of Izzy

Just started up a new portrait which will be completed sometime this week. This is the Initial sketch of lovely German shepherd Izzy. She will be drawn with…

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Oil Portrait of Flat Coated Retriever Laddie

Yesterday I finally completed the oil portrait of Flat Coated Retriever Laddie. I scanned the painting in two parts and puzzled the pieces together into one digital picture…

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Dog Portrait in Progress – Laddie in Oils

Work In Progress Stage 4 I painted yet another stage of dog Laddie in oils, a lovely Flat Coated Retriever. This time I started to add some detail…