I've been wanting to post this one for a while. It was a serendipitous commission from Christmastime. Jasmine's parents had come to my craft show location wanting a portrait of her pooch, and we looked over several photos...
They even ordered a pencil one of Sugar by herself, in black & white:
|"Sugar" (conte and pastel pencil, 10x8)|
Here are some shots of my progress with Sugar and Jasmine's portrait. I used the same warm underpainting that I enjoy doing for most of my pastel work: