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© THE GIFTED HOUND 2018

March 21, 2020

Sleeping Bear watercolour illustration, I think this gorgeous cuddly guy will be a card soon.....

March 21, 2020

Sadly amidst these strange and testing times the oil painting class has had to be cancelled, but I will continue to put into practise what we have been learning at home on my own! Here is a gorgeous English Bull Terrier I have been working on - there's a way to go yet...

February 26, 2020

I've been taking part in a wonderful oil painting class. I truly believe in constantly refreshing my skills and pushing myself in new directions. We have been studying established artists and 'copying' their work - my artist is Tai-Shan Shierenberg, a wonderful portrai...

February 25, 2020

Lots of new cards available in my Etsy shop!

February 25, 2020

 Here are some recent animal pairs I've been working on for Mothers Day. They will be available as prints and cards in my Etsy shop soon...

Rhino &Tortoise

Two Hares

Polar Bear and Cub

Big Hare and Little Hare

November 25, 2019

Graphite wash portrait of 'Ted' a pug cross. Gorgeous face for me to draw, perhaps a touch or terrier in there? The owners were very happy with the finished portrait.

October 17, 2019

Another watercolour painting of a Crow, 'Crow III' - I'm really enjoying exploring the palette of 'blacks' in these intelligent, majestic, noisy birds.

September 19, 2019