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Pea Island, oil pastel


“Pea Island is an island which is part of the Outer Banks of North Carolina” per Wikipedia ~ that’s the location of my latest oil pastel subject. Pea Island, an oil pastel (7×15) was painted on cream tinted Mi-Teintes pastel … Continue reading

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Magical Sunrise, oil pastel


Sometimes there are no words, nor man-made colors that can adequately describe mother natures brilliant kiss of color in the sky and over water when she gives us one of her delicious sunrise spectacles  .   .   . Magical Sunrise, an … Continue reading

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Underpainting with Soft Pastel and an Alcohol Wash


Oil pastels (OPs) are my main painting medium, but there are times when I want to block in shapes and colors as a foundation to the painting before I start layering in OPs.  So I will do what’s called a … Continue reading

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What an Oil Pastel Stick Looks Like


Yesterday you were introduced to oil pastels (OPs).  Four manufacturers that I use were mentioned:  Sennelier, Holbein, Neopastel, and Gallery-Mungyo.  I’ve attached two photo’s at the bottom of this post for you to see what OPs look like. All four manufacturers sell their OPs … Continue reading

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