I always look forward to an agricultural show in the summer. This oil pastel painting is based on one of my photos, taken a couple of years back. I’ve used four makes of oil pastel here, Neocolor, Neopastel, Mungyo and Sennelier and all have varying characteristics, varying in hardness to softness but my favourites are the Sennelier brand, so soft and intensely coloured. 8x8 inches on Clairefontaine Gris paper.
About the Artist
I've had very little tuition over the years except for a two year course during the late 1990s in watercolour. Since retirement in 2012, I now have time to pursue my love of painting. In recent years I have ventured into linoprinting, acrylics , oils and gouache. Gouache is fast becoming my…View full profile