I work much better if I have a “project” and this more important to me during lockdown, to have some focus. . . . .
SO……… I was really pleased when recentlyI was asked to produce two dog “portraits “ for gifts. I settled on executing them in soft pastel as I feel it gives such lovely texture to animal fur. (Particularly appropriate for “Oscar”, who despite his recent hair cut has a very light fluffy coat.). The only stipulation was that a green, grass background was wanted in both pictures and neither to be bigger than A4. With Covid restrictions still in place it was impossible to meet my subjects so I had to work from a couple of none to wonderful photocopied photos…..
I’m pretty pleased with the outcome, my purchaser was thrilled and best of all my charity fund has had a small boost.