Thank you, Margaret.

Love all the colours in this and Honey is beautifully painted. Using Velour paper is a bit tricky at first but perseverance has its rewards as in this painting Dawn.

Thank you, Carole. As you say velour is tricky, but Honey's owner wanted velour and I do like the effect. I like pastemat and sennelier card. I don't seem to get on with canson tho.

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It's been a while since I did a pastel painting. This is mostly Derwent and Unison pastels on velour, with a bit of pan pastel for the sky. I struggled with the background at first, but then got some advice from Howtopastel on Facebook.

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Dawn Halliwell

I started painting in Jan 2016 after the death of my youngest sister. I found it great therapy and still do! I love experimenting with different techniques and media. This year, I have set myself a challenge of working on my portrait skills, but I do love to paint animals and landscapes…

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