Category Archives: Hawaiian paintings
Our island is getting bigger and this is why!
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.
Please add your comments about what you see in this.
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.
So now I have added a darker blue and pinks and yellows as I work on the fur.
Still for sale!
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
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.