Pig pre-background. I actually prefer this to the final version and debated whether to put any background in. In the end I decided to push it to see what happened and regretted it. Never mind – there will be other pigs.
Anyway – for January’s 30 paintings in 30 days challenge my next subject was ‘pig’. It’s another animal I revisit periodically and they’re always fun to paint. Their skin is pale but with a lot of subtle tone and color variation which is interesting to do. There is always one thing that catches me out however – trotters!!! Much like bird claws they always catch me out but I’m slowly getting there.
The drawing. Had several goes at the trotters before I was (almost) satisfied.