I so admire your brave attempts with oil pastels. They are so difficult to use but your result is lovely - so energetic and full of life.

I love those colours Carolyn.

Thank you Carole, for such a lovely supportive comment.

Out of all the mediums I’ve tried over the years, oil pastel is by far the hardest. I agree with Carole, there is energy in this painting and vibrancy.

Lovely colourful painting with lots of movement in the water and great light on the rocks. Well done.

Thank you very much Fiona and Christine for your lovely comments.

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Oil pastels on lemon velour. I really like the vibrancy of oil pastels, something different for a change.

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Carolyn Parkinson

I am a retired Physical Eduction Teacher of 33 years. Having always regretted choosing to study Physics O' Level over Art, (and not having done any artwork since then apart from doodling during meetings!...) I decided on my retirement in August 2016 that it was time to start drawing and painting…

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