Tag Archives: Pastel

Llama-Rama pastel and watercolour

I have been watching the under painting of this llama for the last couple of weeks, eventually I added some pastel work. I actually wish I left it just as the watercolour under painting, but I have no photo to … Continue reading

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‘Sorry charlie’ watercolour and pastel

Not to be left out on the national celebration days, I decided I had to join in with today’s challenge…..sorry Charlie day. This dog from paint my photo fitted the job perfectly. Another sorry from me, as I have run … Continue reading

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‘Betsy’collie dog in watercolour and pastel

Do you have a dog? How many words does he/she understand? An Austrian Border Collie named Betsy, believed to be one of the world’s most intelligent dogs, understands this many human words:340 According to a recent National Geographic report, Betsy’s … Continue reading

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‘Fearless watcher’hare for raffle

A friend at work is participating in an abseil for charity. To increase her sponsorship money, she is holding a small raffle at the local pub. I said I would paint one of my whacky colourful hares in the hope … Continue reading

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Two large watercolour/ pastel hares ready for Hampshire open studios

My Easter break holiday is nearly over, I still need to do lots more on the oil paintings in readiness for the exhibition. Although it is not until the summer, I needed to use this two week break to prepare, … Continue reading

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‘Cock sure’

This was so much fun, watercolour and then lots of soft pastel. This is painted on daler rowney mixed media, it is lovely thick card, with a bit of texture, so it holds the pastel well, not so good for … Continue reading

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This weeks doodle sketches in graphite and pastel

A number of doodle sketches completed this week, between oil painting, some in graphite, some in pastel ( some I actually did a while ago and had left in the pastel pad, so I sprayed with fixative, and thought I … Continue reading

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Woody jumping, in pastel

This is Woody ( new forest pony) in pastel pencil ( conte) popping over a jump.

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Face on book pages, using Indian ink and pastel

Hidden behind my ‘Hareball’was another unfinished painting, it had been hidden for almost a year, I had ripped up a book I got from a skip at the beginning of 2015, it was used in a number of paintings I … Continue reading

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‘Two for one’pastel, this is a combination of two cats, brother and sister Norwegian forest cats Ginge and Willow

If you think this looks a little strange, you would be quite correct, because this is actually two different cats. They are brother and sister Norwegian forest cats, willow is tabby on the left, and Ginge is ……ginger!! On the … Continue reading

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