Category Archives: painting

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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Oceanscape

Lovely denizens of the sea in Hawaii painted with pastels.

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working on the painting

Here I have continued to add in the darkest color of the waterfall and more of the mid-tones while trying to keep the fluidity of the water and the interesting swirls of lighter colors. Sometimes I barely touch the surface … Continue reading

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The start of a new pastel painting

So this is on Pastelmat paper. I used alcohol to fasten on the  two dark corners and give it an area where no white showed thru then keeping in mind where I want my whitest whites, I bega to put in … Continue reading

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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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Let’s Swim Here

Still for sale!

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Have you been here?

Sands of Time

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