March 21, 2011

Resuming the Lioness.

Arches 300gsm smooth paper. 45 x 35 cm

Just to recap on where I am at with the Lioness.  I am posting the last update.  It's back on the drawing board. I should get a little done today.
A large drawing for a nice change. Just mapping out getting some base working. The size when finished will be 45 x 35 cm plus the border on Arches smooth 300 gsm paper.
The lioness ref photo comes courtesy of Rod Haley ( Flickr).  Thank you very much Rod for the permission to use one of your superb photos. 

15 comments: said...

Hi Dors,

Looking good already. What a magnificent animal.

All the best to you

Autumn Leaves said...

She is superb, Dors!

Gretchen Bjornson ART said...

It's going to be "grand", I'm sure!

Jan said...

You're on to my favorite big cats and I'll be watching this closely!

m1 Designs said...

So nice to see the lioness back on the board. Can't wait to see the progression.

Lene Daugaard said...

looks great so far - love that glance in her eyes

Pat said...

You've captured that imperious look already! Will be watching for the updates :) xx

sue greco said...

Hi Dors,

Wonderful start on the lion, the texture of the fur is coming through already. I'll be watching for the finished product.

Best to you,


Unknown said...


Thank you all so much, There is a lot of work in this piece being quite large. I will really enjoy getting into this .

Lorraine Watry, NWS said...

Hi, I love your blog. You have wonderful pieces, so expressive! I am adding your link to my watercolor blog. We both show the steps of our work and I always stress to my students how important it is to be able to draw well in order to have good painting.

Unknown said...

You have already captured incredible expressivity, Dors!

Krista Hasson said...

Coming along nicely, glad to see the lioness back :)

Unknown said...


Thank you so much for your kind comments which I always appreciate. Glad to be back on the Lioness too. It is going to be quite challenging with the size.

Thank you for following Lorraine.I have been into your lovely blog also and following. Love your work.

Wendy Mould AFCA said...

She is looking very nice. That is a good size picture it should be great when you are done. Your eyes have really got life in them. Keep up the good work and I look forward to seeing it when you are finished.

Unknown said...

Thank you Wendy. I will have an update posted tomorrow.
Lost good light this afternoon.