Tag Archives: white

White Flower Study, charcoal


Today a little something to celebrate the beginning of Spring ~ White Flower Study, was a quick charcoal drawing (9×6) on Strathmore Bristol Vellum paper.  My objective for this still life was to sketch the flower without too much detail … Continue reading

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Wild Strawberry Flowers, oil pastel


Ever say yes and then wondered “oh no, what have I gotten myself into?”  Well I was asked to take part in a Wetcanvas Oil Pastel forum monthly challenge – these folks are near and dear to my heart, I … Continue reading

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White Eggs


This month on the oil pastel forum of Wetcanvas (an online artist community) I am the sponsor of the February monthly challenge.  One of my roles was to select seven to ten photographed images from a variety of subjects for … Continue reading

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Painting Sunlight & Shadow with Pastels, a book review


For a long time I struggled with creating believable shadows and light using oil pastels (OPs), few credible resources exist for Op artists.  I wanted a source  with easy to understand explanations and demonstrations for painting sunlight and shadows.  I … Continue reading

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