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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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Out Kayaking

Backlit Humpback Whale Spouts

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The difference

The older painting was done “en plein aire” as I viewed the scene before me. Then I took it home and later made the following changes, a bird (the ulili) was put on the rock and another bird flying in … Continue reading

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