How to paint a Rhodesian Ridgeback

She is drop-dead gorgeous, is tan year round and commands authority whenever she appears! Who other than Berk – the most stunning Rhodesian Ridgeback I have ever seen. Her Mum Whitney has asked me to paint her two Ridgebacks and so here I present Berk. My initial pencil drawing was the basis for the subsequent watercolour washes. Over a few days I added more form … Continue reading How to paint a Rhodesian Ridgeback

Painting Dogs in Watercolour – Great Dane Tutorial

Just recently I was asked to paint a Great Dane. I love dogs but find capturing a likeness in watercolour very hard. Anyway I did the drawing and set about painting this gorgeous dog. I used several washes , allowing each one to dry before I added the next in order to build the form of the face. This Great Dane has lovely interesting black … Continue reading Painting Dogs in Watercolour – Great Dane Tutorial