New painting – a Boxer

BlogPublished March 6, 2011 at 18:22 5 Comments

I have been commissioned to do a new painting of a Boxer, which I start my preparations for tomorrow.
Here is the main photo I will work from, but I will use another 4 to cover all the angels of her face to help build up her character.
Boxer dog photo: Lola

This final drawing which I now have to transfer onto the ‘Not’ textured watercolour board to then begin painting. I cannot draw straight onto the board, as I am unable to use an eraser, which destroys the painting surface.
primary drawing of lola by sue hutchings

Here are the series of photos and the development of the boxer. The colours vary slightly as I was taking the photos at different times of the day.





And this is the finished painting.

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5 Comments to “New painting – a Boxer”
  1. Heather says:

    You always do such beautiful work! I am looking forward to seeing it finished! :)

    • Sue says:

      Thank you Heather :-) Your comments are always so special *hugs*
      I have been occupied with too many things recently, not to mention the cherry blossoms outside and the camera *cough* I have to work hard on this this week!

  2. Katie says:

    Even the picture to transfer is fantastic! The eyes are spot on. Beautiful :)

  3. Mark Whitting says:

    Mind blowing incredible, and I’ve seen some great work by past students of our old college. You’ll never believe this but my old border collie cross was also called Lola.

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