Graphite or pen and ink? New dog portrait

I’m working on a new dog portrait. This one is of a beautiful, fluffy dog with long, white hair. I’ve done a rough sketch in graphite, but am unsure if the final will be in graphite or pen and ink. I am planning to do some work in both mediums to see what looks best.Continue reading “Graphite or pen and ink? New dog portrait”

Another pencil draft of dog

Here is another draft of the dog in pencil. I made some additional tweaks on his eyes, the fur around his nose, and the nose itself. I’ve started the pen work on 140 lb hot press watercolor paper, which takes ink very well. I usually use bristol board, but did not have any on hand.Continue reading “Another pencil draft of dog”