Portrait of A Retired Space Cowboy

Portrait of A Retired Space Cowboy
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Lovely pastel portrait Lin and the hat with its brim throws lovely shadows across his face

Hang on Studio Wall
01/04/2015
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10 x 14 ins Hahnemule Velour, neutral grey Derwent Pastels (a little for underlayers and map), Derwent Pastel Pencils I did this as I wanted to try out pastels on the Vic Bearcroft Velour pad. I didn't like it for CPs and found the grey of the velour muted the colours. The ref: Well it has permission to be used by the photographer justchaos (username for her Wet Canvas account)....whom I thank for the reference in which he is sat high upon a saddlebred horse that he shows and the photo was taken at an event. I cropped it, changed his clothers etc.. except for the hat... I had to keep the hat.

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Lin Goodwin

Lin has always enjoyed expressing herself through words and pictures until life got in the way. In her teens she painted semi abstract dream like sketches inspired by record sleeve art by Roger Dean and Hypgnosis in her bedroom. She again took up Art in 2006 due to poor health and disability and…

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