After a bracing early morning walk I headed for the studio keen to get started on a further series of abstracted landscape studies. Although the images shown were produced more or less together I revisited each one from differing angles, some using a muted colour palette some more vibrant. Using brush, pastel stick, spraying and... Continue Reading →
I recently completed an on-line taster course #louisefletcher that took me out of my comfort zone and into a way of self-expression that I feel is a true reflection of myself and a style of working that embraces my love of bold line and colour. Working further on this journey I am experimenting with a... Continue Reading →
Really pleased with the final piece. Although initially I was unsure of the crazy mark making, it did help break through the daunting whiteness of the paper and was fun. Image size 530 mm x 750 mm worked on 300gm Fabriano Artistico HP paper. DetailPhoto taken in sunlight Blended with waterWater soluable pastels
I wonder if we all have a subject and/or medium where we feel safe to ponder for a while? Mine has to be charcoal, pastel and flowers. Another A3 sketchbook study with beginnings in water-soluable oil pastels. I enjoy the carefree scribbling and painterly blending with water...freedom.
It's usually the same, you just play about in your sketchbook relaxed and carefree and it comes out better than expected, but it's on paper that is too thin to frame. Oh well enjoyed the process and shall use it again for another therapy session! 😊💕 From water soluable pastels to soft pastels. Great fun... Continue Reading →