New Painting-Stage One-Snow Day

I want to show you how I painted “Snow Day”. I really enjoyed this painting of a wolf  laying down enjoying the snow. I used grey velour paper as the support and a combination of hard and soft pastels.

I began the painting by drawing with my black hard pastel. I like to have a foundational drawing to build on and to keep me on track. I also added some white highlights. I also began to add some background using my white pastel. We want to create some atmosphere around the wolf to create a 3 dimensional look.


You can see that I have already added the eyes. I like painting them. If they don’t turn out right the painting won’t be a success.

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