Rosie Quick Draw (videos)

Side by side images of 2 versions of a quickly and loosely drawn dog dozing in the sun. In these colorful portraits the second adds a grassy background.

This color quick draw was a warmup study for a commission. I did it shortly after I got my color paint pens. I use the term “quick draw” because these drawings are usually done in under an hour. (Not because the video is sped up.) I have included a real time video along with the sped-up ones to show the actual speed. See a couple of other quick draws of Rosie at the bottom of this post where you will also find a link to the commissioned painting.

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layering with a knife

Strawberry & Gilbert a colorfuland textured knife painting of sibling tuxedo cats

Here is a brief stop motion showing the accumulation of knifed on paint layers. The painting is a commissioned pet portrait: Strawberry & Gilbert, 2022, acrylic on board, 11” x 14”, Elizabeth Lisa Petrulis (Collection of Smith-Brown Family, MA). For the double portrait the clients shared photos on the internet. After reviewing several photos of … Read more