Lisa Ann Watkins, Grace, graphite pencil, 12" x 18", 2013
© Lisa Ann Watkins
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You'll find me today at Escape Into Life, where I'm delighted to post a new Artist Watch column that spotlights artist Lisa Ann Watkins of the United Kingdom.
Lisa specializes in pet portraiture and also paints wildlife. Her portraits of dogs, which are the subject of today's Artist Watch, as well as her images of cats, horses, and tigers and other wildlife, demonstrate Lisa's expert use of graphite, colored pencil, pastel, and watercolor pencil. What I especially appreciate about Lisa's work is how she imbues every portrait with the animal's personality and mood. It's no wonder that her finely detailed, technically skilled, and sensitive work has helped raise funds for animal conservation around the world.
Today's Artist Watch feature includes seven of Lisa's wonderful dog portraits, an Artist Statement, and a brief biography, as well as links to Lisa's Website and exhibition galleries.