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Saturday, 6 September 2008

First step in new greyhound rescue drawing


This new piece is still untitled but despite being nameless is starting to take shape.

There is no way you can make a lot of sense of what has been drawn.  The top of the back of a greyhound is showing as well as the beginning of both a leather collar and thick cotton jacket. I will post a follow-up which will shed a little more light. Promise!

This is my second piece for the Canine Art Guild's "Helping Paws 2008" exhibition. 20% of the sale will be donated to the Dumfriesshire & Cumbria Greyhound Rescue.

The medium used up until now are  2B and 8B graphite Derwent pencils.  The 8B was used for the darkest areas. I am drawing on Mellotex paper.

I have also been spending time researching into the work and life of a seriously good artist. Should you ever see any work with this signature make sure you take a double look (or triple!)... He was just plain excellent. I will be posting all about him over the next 10 days

As always thank you for popping by and have a great Sunday.

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