I'm starting a new sketchbook for comments and critique. These days there's hardly a day without sketching but I mostly sketch on paper. So when I have the time I scan here some pictures about my progress and my thoughts about drawing and painting.
I start with a portrait of my dog Vilma watching outside. It's drawn in Painter IX with Artist Oils. I'm very happy about the values and composition since I tried to be very careful and thoughtful - so very unlike me ;-) . At the same time I tried to get very loose with my brush and not worry about making every detail count. It's done in about 5 mins. She won't stay still for long.