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New subject - New Medium - painting semi abstract cityscapes in soft pastels

Spending 3 months in the US Southwest back in 2005 meant I had a lot of time to explore and observe the built environment.

I walked miles and miles along sidewalks, wandering around shopping mall car parks, and sitting in cafes, bus depots and public parks in city centres. 267 more words

Fog, Smog, Pollutants, Sand = Inspiration

I have been pretty busy risking lung and limb out and about witnessing the latest atmospherics. Most of the South East of the UK has been affected this week by a mixture of sand blown over from the Sahara, polution and fog. 82 more words


City Lullaby after the rain

Just a progress shot following on from my previous post. The picture is now finished and I have to say, I am still really enjoying my pastels, but can see a return to my oils shortly as I sold a watercolour, oil and pastel at the weekend!! So my inventory needs bolstering ;)


Winter Marsh

I live near a wetlands area connected to the river system and a large lake so there are many different forms of interesting wildlife in this area too that this precious habitat supports. 77 more words

Canadian Pastel Artists