I was in this beautiful spot last year and have many reference photos. I decided to do a study in soft pastels yesterday, as I received some new Sennelier landscape colours and had to give them a whirl!
Another small painting done today, this time I used watercolours, soft pastels and tinted charcoal pencils for this study of a Red Kite, also available from my shop:
I’m really loving Pastelmat card/paper. Here’s a small painting I did yesterday but forgot to upload! This is also available at my shop: I used various soft pastels makes for this little painting but I do find that the Sennelier brand is becoming my favourite.
I am so pleased, Jackson’s Art Supplies have published the post on their dedicated blog featuring my review of Art Spectrum soft pastels. Check it out here If you enjoyed the article, I’d appreciate it if you would give it a ‘like’ or ‘share’ it with your friends on Facebook or wherever else you join … More Art Spectrum Soft Pastels
“Reef” 14″ x 10″ (A3) unframed 297mm x 420mm Liquid acrylics (inks), Rembrandt soft pastels, Pebeo gold effect foil on 140lb acrylic paper (Daler Rowney system 3)
“Woodland Light” 14 ¼” x 10 ¼” Soft pastels on paper Footnote: I got hold of this with the Galeria gloss medium – the idea was to see if this medium would be compatible and protect the pastels better than a fixative spray. What seems to have happened is the tones have darkened – … More New soft pastel work