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Zoey

I recently completed another pet portrait, a lovable cat named Zoey.  Her owner (or is it the other way around?) wanted Zoey portrayed as the princess she is.  It is by far the most pink I've ever used in a piece!  Here is a step-by-step look at the creation of the painting.

 A quick sketch is created, so the client can approve the concept.

A quick sketch is created, so the client can approve the concept.

 Final pencils are underway!

Final pencils are underway!

 Final pencils are complete and the client approves! Time to break out the paint.

Final pencils are complete and the client approves! Time to break out the paint.

 Early layers.  Not the most attractive thing to show the client, so I just keep painting.

Early layers.  Not the most attractive thing to show the client, so I just keep painting.

 Things start to take shape.

Things start to take shape.

 Closeup of the detail. Lots and lots of cat hair.

Closeup of the detail. Lots and lots of cat hair.

 Zoey is complete!  

Zoey is complete!  

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