Oriental student

Oriental student
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To my eye this works very well Linda. I think its the simplicity of the shapes, and great eye contact.

Agree with John..those eyes and the angle of her shoulders are perfect.

Thanks John and Louise. In a way it is hard to make portraits look different in pastel, because you always have limited colours to work with. But strangely the milky tone of her skin and come out well with white on grey paper, not yellow as you might expect.

Excellent portrait Linda

Thanks Dermot.

Hang on Studio Wall
14/08/2016
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Soft pastel & pastel pencil on Ingres.

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Linda Wilson

Since retiring from a career in education and training management, I returned to art after a gap of 40 years. Now I travel was much as I can with my husband and take an enormous amount of photographs, some of which I use as reference photos. Meanwhile, I take a weekly course in portraiture and…

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