Friday, 3 December 2010

Roxy part 2

Here in this stage, I have painted the background .
All I am aiming for here is a suggestion of grass and sky, and a little shadow.
Hopefully I have that!


  1. I Like the subtle shades you've used for the background Pat.

  2. Thanks Gretchen, I'm pretty pleased with it. xx

  3. Hello Pat,
    just found your site from Carmen Jimennez...
    Love to be here enjoying your beautiful painting.

    all the best,

  4. Welcome to my blog, Nensa xx

    I hope you enjoy watching the stages xx

  5. You have done just that....
    suggested a promising painting...can't wait to follow it's progress...right to completion! well done!

    thanks for sharing..I love reading artful blogs!

    ciao bella
    creative carmelina

  6. Pat I notice you are doing the background first, this always the last part I do, sort of have to work up to it.

  7. thanks Carmelina, I hope you enjoy the progress xx

  8. I suppose we all work differently Frank, it makes art interesting. :)
    For me, I always do the background first - mainly because if I did the dog first and perfectly, I'd be petrified of ruining it with a poor background !
    A subtle one like I have can be thrown further back by the painting, or made bolder should the finished dog warrant it.

  9. I love the way the background is very subtle - makes Roxy stand out so much more, whilst still giving an impression of the situation the painting is taken from. Excellent!


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