Cass 2 from life

Cass 2 from life

A very strong portrait Linda. It looks very confident. I've never used pastelfix, Canson, usually smooth side strangely enough, is what I've used a lot and Canson Mi-Teintes Touch is brilliant.

Thanks for the tip Majorie and compliments.

Many thanks Maureen.

But you overcame it well Linda lovely work

Thanks Carole and Dennis.

I like the atmosphere and mood in this, Linda. Did you get on with the paper any better or was it just a one-off piece never to be retried?!

The effect was a bit of a happy accident, but even though most of the pastel is very thin, it still did not want to keep the pastel on. The pencil lines, stayed much better than the soft pastel areas. so it is never to be tried again.

Hang on Studio Wall

A quickie of Cass, using pastel pencils on the last of my Pastelfix paper. Never again will I buy this paper as it really does not want to retain the pastel

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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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