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Tabby Cat in pastel by Woodie
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This was my first attempt at using pastel pencils for a work mate’s young daughter. She 12 years older now (Aug 2012)
A3 tinted paper, Aug, 2000
Featured in Painted Nature 1st Oct 2012
Over 235 view 3 Oct 2012

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a3, cat, pastel, pencil, pet, woodie, pastel pencil, tinted paper

My main interest is painting Aviation Art.
I get a lot of enjoyment researching the historical background behind the picture I’ve been commissioned to paint.
I work in acrylic on my big paintings on canvas board but use water colors, pastels, soft and oil, for smaller pieces.
I also enjoy doing pet portraits in soft pastels on tinted paper, from photographs. Ideal presents for Xmas and birthdays.

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  • BLYTHART
    BLYTHARTalmost 7 years ago

    Purr, purr, miaow purr.

    Of course you don’t understand it Neil; I was talking to the cat; not to you. Now … back to human-talk … what a lovely cat and what a fantastic pastel drawing, whether it be your first or fiftieth attempt.

  • Woodie
    Woodiealmost 7 years ago

    Thanks Dave
    I photo-copied this one full A3 size and you cannot tell it’s a copy

  • Antoine Dagobert
    Antoine Dagobertalmost 7 years ago

    amazing, Fantastic work!

  • Woodie
    Woodiealmost 7 years ago

    Thanks Antoine, you have some amazing works of art on show.
    I like the way you add a splash of colour to your b&w photos.

  • coolart
    coolartabout 6 years ago

    Ah now this is my bag great to meet another pastel pet portrait artist thanks for the compliment you paid me, returned to your wonderful realistic portraits.

  • Thanks Rebecca for comments and looking at my work.
    I love doing pets in pastels.
    Cheers Neil

    – Woodie

  • Margaret Sanderson
    Margaret Sande...almost 5 years ago

    This is gorgeous Neil. I’m looking at pets today, having had to put one of my rabbits to sleep this morning. My eleven-year-old is not bothered, but I’m devastated!

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 2 years ago


    MY FIRST ATTEMPTS…. CHALLENGE
    ♥ August 30th, 2012
    Thank You For Participating!
    Mary

  • Qnita
    Qnitaalmost 2 years ago


    2012/10/01
    Well done! Please submit this lovely feature to this challenge: October 2012 featured works in a challenge! and please be so nice to view and comment on your fellow featured artists works in this forum: 102 Stunning features for October 2012! Congratulations!!

  • Thanks . I’ve complied with your wishes. -N

    – Woodie

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