I painted the rest of Scout's body today but I need to adjust the coloring. It seems I have reversed the shading of the red spots. He should be darker near his chest and have lighter red patches on his rear.
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Step 2: Painted rest of figure, needs revisions

 

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I am going to try to a "detailed" background. Not a complicated subject but a very elaborate abstract with definate brush strokes. Just like the handleing of scout's coat in this picture, but primarily in greens and blues.

 

Pet Portraits by Grace Warrington