Great colours and very juicy looking pearsKaty.

Pears are very paintable Katy and these are a super example. They do look very tasty!

Lovely texture Xx

A great painting, Katy.

Superb complimentary colours.

Lovely Katy, the way you've painted the foreground and used the same colour palette is particularly effective

Lovely painting, Katy, composition and colours. I especially like the foreground textures.

Thank you all! I do love painting with oil pastels.

Lush painting Katy! You can tell you love this medium, you’re so good with it.

Thank you Fiona😊

Thank you Petra.

Beautifully done. I especially like how you've layered the oil pastels to create depth and dimension.

Very effective. I can’t get the hang of oil pastels, though I keep trying. This is great.

Thank you Seok and Jacqueline. Jacqueline, this was done with cheap ones which needed a lot of elbow grease, as they warm it gets easier. The more expensive are easier. You can also use a drop of turps to help the flow.


Thank you, David. Just waiting for this years crop to ripen!

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Oil pastel on black card A4

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Katy Dean

I am an amateur artist. I started drawing in 1993 when my husband bought me a £2.50 book on how to draw. I had just lost my horse after 24 years and needed a distraction. I was earning my living, believe it or not, pressing flowers and selling my work at craft shows. In time I introduced a little…

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