Pet and animal drawings

     I trained as a fine artist in the days when life drawing had to be done every day; I was taught to look at line, form, negative and positive shape, perspective and the everything.  And then came colour; the same rules apply with an added dimension - what is the shape of the green within the yellow?  Retention comes out with the flow.

     When I created these portraits I didn't just follow the rules, but also tried to meet with the animals to see their personality, movement and how they were in their surroundings.