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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. Advertisements

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The second painting I did of this waterfall won Best in Show!

Now at Honolulu main State Library where the Pastel Artist of Hawaii has their show.

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The finished painting – Huka Falls

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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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How the painting was finished

When painting whiskers I try to start at the thickest part and with one confident stroke continue to the end. It usually is not effective to try to go back from part way down the whisker, so that is the … Continue reading

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Snowy Owl

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A Wave for Surfing

Watercolor painting

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Starting on the foreground and background

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Started a new painting in pastel

O.K. Long time between adding posts but here goes… to start this painting I thought about my topic,¬†sketched¬†a thumbnail and then used a light colored pastel to put the major lines down on a piece of pastel mat that is … Continue reading

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To a new year

Unrest a painting about the geological change on our island Art is done in watercolor Continue reading

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