|Bella and Hacker in pastels|
The beautiful Bella and Hacker.
I love Shepherds for their beautiful looks and regal demeanour. I love drawing them too. They make the most gorgeous subjects.
But all that fur! Bella must be a record. Every time I thought I was finished with her portrait, I'd spot an area which needed more work.
I'd love to know how long this took me... a much asked question, and one I always shrug my shoulders to in answer. I've never set a timer. What would be more interesting, I think, is finding out how many pastel strokes made up this portrait, especially Bella's pic.
Anyone know if a device exists that counts each stroke of a pencil? A bit like a stride counter used by athletes... now that would be worth knowing the answer to!