Saw this on the front of the magazine and thought how stunning it was. Brilliant pastel

Lovely painting, almost looks like a photograph!

Just superb Michele! I will have to buy 'The Artist' next month!

Shall look forward to seeing it in print, really good Michele/ Those drops of water are magnificent!


Super Michele! I shall have a look at the article with interest.

Breathtakingly good.

Absolutely beautiful, I haven’t read it yet but look forward to it Michele.

The light on her face is stunning! Looks like a photograph.

Thank you all so much for your lovely comments! I appreciate them all

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Pastels on 32 x 36cms anthracite pastelmat. This portrait was commissioned by The Artist magazine to show how I produce a portrait using mainly pastel pencils. It’s in the October edition.

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Michele Ashby

Having graduated with a BA (Hons) Degree in Graphic Design Michele forged a successful career running her own business in the same subject for many years. She has been a full time professional artist for 7 years. Michele is a Member of the Pastel Society, a Master Pastellist and Signature Member…

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