My last two paintings, both featuring slow coach creatures, are on the move!
This weekend I’m delivering the tortoise painting “Tortie” to his new home. It’s lovely to be able to hand over a painting personally. It’s a little nerve wracking as Tortie was a commission based on the client’s real life tortoise and although he’s seen the photographs it’s always going to look a little different in real life. Hopefully he will be pleased!
So Tortie is all packaged up ready for the journey. We have an opportunity to be in the area for a social function so all in all it should be a good weekend.
In other news the sloth painting is (*whisper*) finished.
The painting part is all done. However, there’s another 4 or 5 sessions to complete the varnishing part, which is not very exciting but crucial.
At the moment, due the nature of the materials, some of it looks gloss and some matt, so it’s tricky to photograph in a way that does it justice. As soon as the finish is more even and I can set up my gear I’ll take photos to share with you.
However, here’s a sneaky peek prior to the big reveal …