Raccoon Painting in Progress

I am working on a larger oil painting of our two rescue raccoons right now.  This will probably be the final painting in my raccoon series for a while.  I’ve started working on some other animal and landscape themes.  I’ve painted “the girls” separately, but wanted to create a painting of the two of them.  I started with a warm red undertone and then blocked in the composition and main forms. I work on the composition as a whole but develop the background first before adding more detail to the main subject, in this case the raccoons.

I’ll b adding more pictures to this post as I finish the painting.

bandit sisters in progress

bandit sisters in progress

bandit sisters continued progress

bandit sisters continued progress

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Wendy Malowany

Wendy Malowany earned her B.F.A., majoring in Painting, and her M.S. in Art Education. She has been drawing and creating since her childhood in the U.S. and Scotland, creating art at a professional level for over 25 years, and teaching art to children and adults for over 20 years. Painting has been her preferred medium since the beginning of her artistic career, particularly oils, but she does sometimes work in other media. Her artwork is inspired by the objects and scenes she encounters daily, in an expressive realistic style. Architecture, animals, landscapes, and nature in general, are the predominant themes of her artwork. She immigrated to Canada after marrying her Canadian husband in 2010, and works in her studio on their 8 acre hobby farm in Wainfleet, Ontario. Wendy sells her work locally, online, and her work is in collections internationally.

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