• Turban Squash

    29 days ago - By Awake and Painting

    Pastel on pastelbord 14"x17.5" purchase I'm continuing to try and teach myself pastels. My likes and frustrations are probably the same as other artists who struggle with the medium after being comfortable with using oils. I'm entranced by the texture, and the way areas can be left showing either lots of pastel strokes or else easily blended softness. I'm frustrated at not always having the exact colors I need , as sometimes only a pure color is what is needed. This drawing took me two weeks, and is larger than I normally work. An oil this size would have taken me at least a month. So...
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