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Cliffs

This is a pastel painting about the white-tailed tropic bird. It lives pan-pacific and in Hawaii often nests in inaccessible cliffs walls in volcanic craters.

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Cat Painting – what I did next.

Here I have continued to add darker tones in the blue part by using an almost black color. In the areas of white fur I have added darker color where the shadows are. This is on a beige velour paper.

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3rd Step on cat painting

So now I have added a darker blue and pinks and yellows as I work on the fur.

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The next step

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I started a cat painting

This is on velour paper for pastel painting and I have started by using a light color of pastel to outline the main features of the cat. Then I started the background colors going from dark to light.

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Have you been here?

Sands of Time

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Waterfall by the Seaside

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Down by the Sea

My friend Helen Turner said,”I am a seeker of the peaceful moment, an unspoiled sandy beach, a quiet walk in the woods. The closer look at a beautiful bloom inspires me to translate the folding shades of color, to stop … Continue reading

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I like petroglyphs !

Reminds me of the Native American playing flute while we gazed upward and were transported to earlier times of his ancestors.

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Painting of a delicate vine with fuzzy flowers.

This painting is done on Pastelmat a type of paper made for pastels, the fuzziness of the flower comes through very well with this media, don’t you think? It was an entry in the Hawaii Nei Art Show in Hilo.

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