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Charcoal Portrait of Phoebe the Cat - From Start to Finish

Charcoal Portrait of Phoebe the Cat - From Start to Finish

I drew this portrait of the very sweet Phoebe for Sandra after she won Your Cat Magazine's Christmas 2017 Advent Calendar Competition. She was drawn as a medium sized charcoal sketch portrait and took around seven and a half hours to complete. Sandra and I thought that the black mount would work best to finish her off as it is the most striking. See Phoebe's portrait develop in the video:


Charcoal Portrait of Pumpkin the Cat - From Start to Finish

Charcoal Portrait of Pumpkin the Cat - From Start to Finish

Katie and James comissioned me to draw the very striking Pumpkin as a wedding present for their friends. She was the third commission I did for them! She has some beautiful markings so we decided that a detailed portrait would work well - I did the medium 8" x 10" portrait size and she took me around twelve hours to complete. See her progressing in the below video: Pickles, Pom Bear & Pumpkin "We have commissioned 3 animal portraits from Emma in the past year, 2 dogs and a cat. The whole process was quick, easy and personal.  It was a...