A Moment in Time
Pastel on colourfix pastel card. 25cm/35cm. This is a commission I have just finished and have the customers permission to post on here. I'm quite pleased with the figures and enjoyed doing them but I struggled with the background ( don't I always !) There was a lot of greenery and trees in the original photo but I needed to calm it down so as not to distract from Gran and Granddaughter. This was the Grandaughters first visit to the UK which they wanted to record in a painting of a happy memory. I find commissions rather stressful worrying about whether or not the customer will like it, fortunately he loves it. Comments very welcome for future reference though too late to make any alterations now !
About the Artist
I am a self taught artist or, as I like to say, I'm "unrestricted by formal teaching" which probably explains my mish mash of styles. I paint in most media, watercolour, gouache, oil, coloured pencil and my favourite, soft pastels. I'm inspired by the Scottish landscape, nature and animals and…View full profile