Tag Archives: pastel

Paint And Draw Magazine – Issue 8

This pastel of La Isleta is the subject of a workshop article I was commissioned to write for Paint and Draw magazine. The article features in the May issue which is on sale now. It appears on page 78 and covers … Continue reading

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Pastel of Las Negras

I was commissioned to paint this coastal scene in pastel by a British couple for their villa in the east of the Province of Almeria. The subject, of course, is very familiar to me but they particularly wanted soft sunlight … Continue reading

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Seductive

This pastel study has just won first prize in the on line art contest – “Seductive”. There were 333 entries. It is one of my first figure studies in pastel and the original has been sold to a collector in Canada. … Continue reading

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Las Nietas de Candelaria

My neighbour and yoga teacher, Candelaria asked me to paint portraits of her granddaughters, Alejandra and Maria. The medium is pastel which I prefer for portraits. I use Sennelier artists soft pastels on Sennelier pastel card. The original paintings are … Continue reading

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Paintings sold during the last week

Sales of original paintings have been very few during July and the first part of August. I think I only sold a couple during this time. Summer visitors here rarely buy art and it is also a poor time for on line … Continue reading

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A Vintage Female Bottom

My drawing, Seated Nude, has just won first prize in the FAA on line contest A Vintage Female Bottom. When I saw this contest I remembered this pastel which I painted about seven years ago. As I have not promoted … Continue reading

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Save the Pitas

We understand that the authorities want to destroy the agaves (pitas) in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata where I live because they regard them as an invasive species not indigenous to the area. Our local paper has an … Continue reading

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