There’s a lot of tweed in this design; it was a good lesson in how to draw tweed fabric. Must be an itchy suit.…
This model was a rescue Staffy (Staffordshire Bull Terrier). They are lovely dogs but sadly, lots seem to end up at animal shelters. He lived with a friend who was acting as a foster owner whilst he looked for his forever home. He was called Ernest, which seems appropriate.
The wood of the pipe was interesting to create. Mark’s grandfather smoked a pipe, so it brought back memories of him.