Keep Moving “Forward”…. IF

dog portrait drawing

"Dakota", first portrait update ©2012 alecia goodman to present

Illustration Friday’s topic this week is “Forward”. Ever since I saw the Disney film, “Meet the Robinson’s“, I have really liked that motto “Keep Moving Forward”. I was a little nervous about the new portrait I started this weekend, Dakota. The portrait is a bit complicated and challenging as it will end up hanging next to her sister “Grace”. First I had to get sizing correct and approved. The paper had to be the same, which I found after searching since Grace had been done a bit ago. Luckily everything seems to be working so far. Hoping I will be able to finish the portrait this week, but we’ll see just how far I can get… especially since Dakota has a lot of fur.

Finding Grace ©2010 alecia goodman

Here are the initial sketches and beginning of the drawing for Dakota.

sketch dog portrait

"Dakota", sketches ©2012 alecia goodman to present

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6 Responses to “Keep Moving “Forward”…. IF”


  1. 1 BoJo Photo January 31, 2012 at 11:15 am

    Looks great thus far. I love the original one you did!

  2. 3 Luciana January 31, 2012 at 11:26 am

    Wow, it looks challenging indeed! Love the first one, and good luck with Dakota!

  3. 5 Jaime Lott Peterman January 31, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    I love that you photographically document the process and progress. :o) Looking good so far!

  4. 6 Cindy D. January 31, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    Fantastic! I love the look of white on that kind of paper. Just beautiful dogs. Wow.


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