THE FINAL PORTRAIT COMPLETED
CREATING THE PORTRAIT:
Having such a detailed, large format photo allowed me to zoom right in and grab every detail which meant I could create a very detailed and highly effective portrait right from the start. I always begin with the eyes to centralise the portrait allowing me to work outwards and apply multiple layers for high detail. The background was created using Derwent Coloursoft pencil range to ensure a softer application.
FINAL PORTRAIT IN MOCK FRAME
Here is a photograph of Molly that I put into a spare frame I had in the studio to give you an idea of the final size. A Black frame looks nice with many portraits but in this instance I think the natural finish works far better allowing the details in the portrait to really stand out.
TESTIMONIAL FROM THE CUSTOMER:
Fantastic. My wife loves the portrait and it is sitting pride of place on our living room wall.
I would like more but we are edging towards crazy boxer dog owners with photos everywhere!!
Thanks again Karen, they truly are great pieces that will be treasured"