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Q: Pastel painting is the cornerstone of your practice. What attracted you to this medium?

A:  For starters soft pastel is the medium that I fell in love with many years ago.  I am fond of this article, “What is Pastel?” by Mike Mahon, and quote it here because it neatly sums up what I love about working with pastel. 546 more words

Creative Process

Decisions, Realizations, and Dedications

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

On Tuesday I posted a warning to Wattpad users about the site not being as safe and secure as they claim to be. 904 more words


Q: What's on the easel today?

A:  I am working on a small 20″ x 26″ pastel painting that doesn’t have a title yet.

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Creative Process

Pearls from artists* # 234

* an ongoing series of quotations – mostly from artists, to artists – that offers wisdom, inspiration, and advice for the sometimes lonely road we are on. 96 more words

An Artist's Life

Letting Creativity Arise In The Moment

By Jelelle Awen

In this moment, at 3 A.M., even though the mind labels it as ‘middle of the night’, even though my 3D self doesn’t like ‘sleep to be disturbed’, creativity lives and breathes inside of me. 593 more words

By Jelelle Awen