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Cocker Spaniel Pastel Portrait in Progress

So, I’ve continued working on the cocker spaniel pastel portrait today and nearly completed the entire background. Now I have to invent both all reflection colors in the…

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Cocker Spaniel Detailed Pastel Portrait – Blocking in Stage

I’ve continued with the cocker spaniel detailed pastel portrait! Yesterday I blocked in the entire dog and also added some detail, just to try the paper out. I…

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Cocker Spaniel Dog Portrait Initial Stage

It has been a while since I updated my blog, but I’m back! I would like to show you the work in progress images of Cocker Spaniel Portrait…

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Pet Portrait Packaging – New Photos

How I pack framed pet portraits This post is about pet portrait packaging with step by step photos I took today. The packed portrait of arab horse Wangelisa…

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Framed Arab Horse Portrait in Oils of Wangelisa

Spoon Moulding This is the framed arab horse portrait in oils of Wangelisa. She is a beautiful mare portrayed on gallery-wrapped Italian linen canvas. The size of this…

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Framed Dog Portrait of Border Collie Trixa

Chelsea City Moulding This is the framed dog portrait of border collie Trixa. She is a really beautiful dog,  portrayed in conte pastel on grey  Canson Mi Tientes…

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Arab Horse Portrait in Oils

Final Scan of Wangelisa This is the latest portrait off my easel, the arab horse portrait in oils on linen canvas. Her name is Wangelisa and she is…

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Arab Horse Oil Portrait in Progress

Wangelisa’s Oil Painting Stage This is the Arab horse oil portrait currently on my easel. I’ve prepared the entire painting for the final detail stage and this is…

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Arabic Horse Oil Portrait of Wangelisa – Blocking In Stage

Progress Photos of Horse Oil Portrait This is the blocking in stage of arabic horse oil portrait of Wangelisa. I will let the painting dry over the weekend…

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Arabian Horse Portrait in Oil – Initial Sketch

Initial Stage of Wangelisa Yesterday I started up a new painting, this time of an Arabian horse portrait in oil. The mare’s name is Wangelisa and she will be painted…

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Pencil Sketch of Slovensky Kopov

Drawing of Lizzie The first portrait off the easel this year is Lizzie, a Slovensky Kopov dog. She is drawn with graphite pencils on Fabriano Artistico paper in size…

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Border Collie Pastel Portrait – Trixa

Final Scan of Trixa This is my recently completed artwork, a  border collie pastel portrait of “Trixa”.  She is drawn on grey Canson Mi Tientes Touch paper in…

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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…