Bonzo in the pond sanguine oil study

New Menu item – Portraits

I have added a new menu item at the top of the pages – PORTRAITS – I┬ácan work from any photo or transparency, just as I did all those years ago working as an illustrator, to produce an original drawing, water colour or oil painting. And it can be animals as well as people – here are a couple of sanguine studies of Bonzo (who we can’t keep out of the ponds on Chorleywood common), as I decide on a composition for an oil painting.

Sanguine oil drawing of Bonzo in the pond

‘In the pond again !’ sanguine oil on acid free paper 10 x 8 ins

Bonzo in the pond sanguine oil study

‘Bonzo in the pond’ sanguine oil study 8 x 14 ins on acid free paper

The sanguine oil is also very useful for plein air drawings as the wax in it prevents accidental smudges – check out my Trafalgar Square drawings on the DRAWINGS page.

Check out the PORTRAITS page to see a few more examples…