Sunlight on the Lily Pads
This was an attempt at rescuing a disaster. I read somewhere that coloured pencils worked well on pastelmat so I thought I'd give it a try. Unfortunately I chose a black piece of pastelmat so the pencils didn't give the the depth of colour I wanted. ( Should have known that shouldn't I? ) Anyway I decided to try and revive it by blowing the cobwebs off my box of oil pastels and giving them a go. This is the result. The bottom half is oil pastels over CP's and the top half is pure oil pastel.
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