Original artwork description:

A pastel painting of a fox, curled up and sneaking a look from behind his tail.

I used pan pastels to paint in a loose impression of the fox on the paper and I then spent many hours adding the details with a combination of pastel pencils and soft pastel sticks.

The challenge with every piece is to let the viewer see something of the life behind the image. To do this, I try to capture the play of light in the eyes and the sense of movement in the body.

The subjects must “come to life” before I am satisfied and can call it complete.

This artwork is unframed.

Ref photo: thanks to Wildlife Reference Photos.


Shipping Note: International shipping times have improved, but are still being affected by COVID. While I will endeavour to post artworks promptly, Australia Post advises there may still be delays to some countries.

Materials used:

Pan pastel and pastel pencil on Clairefontaine Pastelmat.

Tags:
#realism #animal art #animal portrait #wildlife art #fox #animal face #animals and birds #fox art #fox portrait #debra spence 
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Shy Fox (2022)
Mixed-media painting
by Debra Spence

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A pastel painting of a fox, curled up and sneaking a look from behind his tail.

I used pan pastels to paint in a loose impression of the fox on the paper and I then spent many hours adding the details with a combination of pastel pencils and soft pastel sticks.

The challenge with every piece is to let the viewer see something of the life behind the image. To do this, I try to capture the play of light in the eyes and the sense of movement in the body.

The subjects must “come to life” before I am satisfied and can call it complete.

This artwork is unframed.

Ref photo: thanks to Wildlife Reference Photos.


Shipping Note: International shipping times have improved, but are still being affected by COVID. While I will endeavour to post artworks promptly, Australia Post advises there may still be delays to some countries.

Materials used:

Pan pastel and pastel pencil on Clairefontaine Pastelmat.

Tags:
#realism #animal art #animal portrait #wildlife art #fox #animal face #animals and birds #fox art #fox portrait #debra spence 
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Deb is a self taught artist living in the Hunter Valley, north of Sydney, Australia. Her style is realist and she works mainly in the medium of pastel. Like many... Read more

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