Rosa-Lee Tuffney

Portrait Artist

See how we go from a 

photo, to a stunning animal portrait..

Photo of Tam 

from which I worked

Stage 1: Outline sketch with 

pastel on Murano Paper

Stage 2: Composition blocked in

with Sennelier pastels


Stage 3: Using water over 

the pastels I continue to paint 

Stage 4: Softening tones and colours

Tam's portrait finally gets the 'Tuffney Touch' 

For your Equine Portrait email me 

some photos and lets get things started....


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Witheridge Riding School


Devonshire Hare at Dusk



Mrs Gwen Disney


Portrait of Lilly Rose

Mrs Sue Sydenham


Portrait of Billy Bancroft

Portrait  of Peanut

Ms Susie Greig



Commissioned by Jane Gillbard


Commissioned by Mr and Mrs Parfect


Commissioned by Annabelle


Wolf on Watch 12" x 10"


Two otters playing near a waterfall

18" x 24" Private Collection

Leopard Resting 12" x 10" 



Portrait of Honey 12" x 8"

Private Collection

Portrait of Macie 12" x 8"

Commissioned by Karen Walker

Portrait 12" x 8" 

Private Collection


Portrait of Obi

Commissioned by Lisa Vanstone, 

Witheridge Riding School