Quiet Mood

Quiet Mood

He really jumps out of the paper and becomes real TaiMeng. I have some pastel card which I haven't used yet, I'm nervous it will "eat up " my pastels ( Unison). How do you find it, does it use a lot of pastel?


hi wow this is so life like beautiful portrait xx

Many thanks for all the comments :) Very much appreciated.

Hi Marjorie. I started it with under drawing, later shading it with layer by layer in order to get the right skin tone as well as to capture the lights and shadows. Sanded paper is meant to enhance the gripping effects for pastel work. It may takes up more pastels. However, you should try to explore it step by step because it is a part the learning process.


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Pastel on Sennelier La Carte Paste Card | 11"x15.5"

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TaiMeng Lim

Tai-Meng Lim (Malaysian, born 1976) started painting at the tender age of ten. His curiosity and passion for the arts lead him to experiment with various methods and mediums. Growing up from a humble family background, most of his experiences then of arts and paintings were self-taught. This would…

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