Jane Coulson

Portraits, Fine Artist

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Jack

Jack

Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in Children, Portraits |

This is a pastel portrait of Jack, a child of just four, when I drew his portrait.  He had come over from Sydney for only a short time, so we had to try and catch his delightful and smiley personality in a few sittings.  He has a wonderful smile, and very open extrovert character, and was a great sitter!

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Louis

Louis

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Children, Portraits |

Louis was the most delightful sitter, with huge brown eyes, and bright red hair. He was quite reserved to start with, just looking at me out of wide eyes, watching carefully everything I did, but soon relaxed, and was soon one of my most talkative and lively sitters! I remember he watched an exciting video while I drew him, and kept up a running commentary...

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Mother and Son

Mother and Son

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Animals, Portraits |

This portrait shows two English Springer Spaniels, a mother and son, where the mother is part show bred, and the son is half working strain.  You can see the difference  in the refined domed head and longer ears of the mother and the shorter ears and flatter head of the son (on the right of the portrait).  It is nice to do a double portrait like this,...

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Friends for Life

Friends for Life

Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Animals, Portraits |

These two dogs were a delightful pair to draw.  The part Golden retriever, and the Staffie making a strange contrast, but a winning combination, with the soft character of the former and tough playfulness of the latter.

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