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-2 minutes read - 385 words - by Rebecca Duftom

Portraits may be done as drawings, paintings and three-dimensional felt sculptures. When I do a pet portrait, I look for a characteristic pose that expresses their unique personality. Ideally, I prefer to meet the animal, observe their behaviour and take my own photos. When this isn’t possible, I find out how the client sees their pet and obtain a variety of photos from them. For a portrait to be truly timeless, I think it’s best to depict the animal in its prime, when its character is well established but before the signs of age creep in.

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-1 minutes read - 181 words - by Rebecca Duftom

Serendipity has played a big role in my development as a fiber artist. In 2002, I took an introductory rug hooking workshop with a friend. Although I don’t sew or knit, I was surprised to discover how much I enjoyed the slow, meditative process of making punch needle rugs. I created a primitive style rug of my dog, Toby, which graces my studio floor.

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My evolution as an artist

-1 minutes read - 221 words - by Rebecca Duftom

This website covers my evolution as an artist over the last 30 years. I included some of my earlier works in colour pencil and pastel from the 1990s. Since then, I’ve since explored acrylics and watercolour, but I always come back to drawing.

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