I’ve just finished these portraits of Russian Dwarf hamsters for my sons. They are in oil on canvas and are 20cm x 20cm. The hamsters have beautiful colouring and extremely cute faces. The most challenging part was taking reference photos which weren’t just a blur of fur!
I had a busy time in December, painting portraits for Christmas presents. Here’s an example. It’s in pastel on pastelmat, and is a standard A4 sized image. “Oscar.”
In a departure from my usual medium of pastel, I’ve recently completed this portrait of a kudu in the South African Bush, in oil on canvas. The title is “Morning light, Kudu” and it’s 16″ x 16″.