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Watercolor Portrait of a Westie
How to create a great watercolor portrait from an awful photo.
This charming westie was called "Fakir", but it was me who was suffering while trying to imagine how to paint a good portrait from the photos my client gave me.

The very few photos of this dog were very poor. I liked this blurred one, but the head was not even 8mm wide. Difficult to create a 20x30 cm portrait with that.

The second photo was taken in a electric blue sand-box, where two westies were playing together. No chest, no legs and that awful color reflected on the fur.

I had to show all my creativity !

On the left hand side
portrait of a westie in graphite pencils

On the right hand side
one of my last painting