Fiona, No 2

Fiona No. 2

Your portrait work is refreshingly different and I admire your bold use of oil pastels. It’s a medium I have recently been using but with a few disasters along the way.Fiona has a very soulful expression and I love your vigorous marks Christine.

I agree with Carole, refreshing and different. Marvelous work.

I like your portraiture work too, different, interesting, eye catching.

Excellent portrait, with what I think is a difficult medium for portraits.

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Oil Pastel, 40h x 59w cm. The second portrait of this subject, but a different, scratchier, treatment this time, which I think gives more life to it. A normal kitchen knife is useful for certain mark-making and scraping, but I also use the pastels directly onto the paper.

About the Artist
Christine Lafon

A Cambridge based portrait artist, I work in a variety of media. Prevented from “doing art” as a career in my youth, now in the latter part of life at last I have an opportunity to develop this gift after many dry and unproductive years. Portraits with an abstract edge are my passion and I also…

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