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Fantastic painting Christine. I’ve used that paper only a couple of times but haven’t noticed the effect you mentioned.

Never used that paper but your result is superb. The blue is almost iridescent and the wonderful details of the feathers stand out beautifully against the dark background.

Thank you Ron and Carole for your kind comments. Enjoyed doing this subject for a change.

Fabulous pastel - those back feathers are particularly good.

Thanks Heather. They took a while to do!

The colours gorgeous and you've caught the pose perfectly Christine.

Beautiful painting Christine. Love the way the colours explode from the paper

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Pastels and pastel pencils on Canson mi-teintes pastel paper. Sunday afternoon relaxation in these difficult times. I found the paper great for pastels but the black marked very easily. Has anyone else found this?

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Christine Rogan

From a young age as long as I had pencil and paper to hand, I’ve been happy. I have dabbled mainly with watercolour and in an effort to become more proficient joined local art classes. However since retiring I’ve had the opportunity (and time!) to try different media, and discovered a love of…

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