8×10 inch commissioned portrait, done with coloured pencils on drafting film

Full time artist and illustrator, specialising in realistic images in a range of mediums, but particularly favouring coloured pencils.

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  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 4 years ago

    This is wonderful Karen – as usual, so life-like. He has such stunning blue eyes – and a somewhat suspicious look in them as well?? Hmmm – maybe he was sick of having his photo taken…Lol
    I love that one tooth against his tongue…
    Simply gorgeous!

  • Thank you Sharon – he certainly has the most unusual eyes – his pupil seems to spill over into his iris, and they are such an amazing colour. Overall, this was a really enjoyable commission because of his unique appearance.

    – Karen Hull

  • Meg Hart
    Meg Hartover 4 years ago

    Ohh Karen..this is sooo special.!!!…I love it…!!! ….fave.

  • Thank you heaps Meg – he really is a gorgeous dog isn’t he!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Elena Kolotusha
    Elena Kolotushaover 4 years ago

    I love Aussies! beautifully done as always!:)

  • Is that what he is Elena – an Aussie Shepherd – I have done one before with golden colouring in it’s coat and this time the client didn’t tell me what breed of dog he is, and so I was wondering – thank you! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Cazzie Cathcart
    Cazzie Cathcartover 4 years ago

    So Beautifully done love his eyes ♥

  • Thank you heaps Cazzie – I loved his eyes in the reference photo too, so they really were a joy to draw!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • joycee
    joyceeover 4 years ago

    Another amazing one Karen…..

  • Thank you so much Joycee – much appreciated!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 4 years ago

    gorgeous portrait Karen and love the name tag ☺

  • Thank you Linda – isn’t it a lovely tag and fun to draw too :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Alex Gardiner
    Alex Gardinerover 4 years ago

    Oh duggie duggie yer photies oan the wa’,
    yer sae beautiful we hiv’ the richt tae craw.
    Yiv bin penciled in wae colours sae bricht an’ braw,
    wae the luvlist face an’ een ,an aw, an aw.

    Noo Rykers a name a dinnie ken whit it means,
    But yer a cheeky wee dug an a bet full o’ beans.
    Av gote blues tae, ma Bonny wee dug,
    an’ if wee iver meet a’ll gie yea a hug.

    Yer braw wee name tag hingin’ frae yer chest,
    Says yer name is Ryker wan o’ the best.
    A tell yea ma wee dug a’d hiv’ tae agree,.
    there’s nae a Bonnier dug yi’ll iver see.

    The Auld Yin.

  • He is a Bonnie Dog Auld Yin for sure and thank you for your lovely words!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • JacquiK
    JacquiKover 4 years ago

    This is fatastic Karen

  • I’m so glad you like it Jacqui and thank you!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Meagan93
    Meagan93over 4 years ago

    So beautiful, his fur looks so soft!

  • Thank you heaps Meagan – I haven’t actually seen Ryker, but he does look like he has beautiful, soft fur! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Nikonuser
    Nikonuserover 4 years ago

    Love this, it is adorable Karen.

  • I loved doing it too – thank you so much for your lovely words!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

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