Playing with pastels


I started the day with getting my “Saturday jobs” out of the way. You know the ones; washing, dishes, beds, animals, shopping. Only did half what I should of course 🙂

Then it was into my art room and out with the pastels. I haven’t used them for a while but a book I’ve been reading inspired me to get back to them. I love the directness of the colour application.

I did three quick paintings, each continuing to explore the “Italy from above” theme. Great fun, and I’m particularly pleased with this square one.

I knew Tony wouldn’t like them, so while he was watching me I asked him to say something nice. Pause…
Umm, it doesn’t anything like the reference photo.
Is that your best comment?
I think so, he says..
Well done Tony – it wasn’t meant to look like the photo. LOL
Gotta love him!!

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4 thoughts on “Playing with pastels

  1. i read earlier that you were giving meg chemo teatment for cancer. how is that going?

    I’ve never heard of giving your pet chemo treatment before.

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  2. Meg’s treatment is going well, thanks. We did chemo last Friday and once again she coped well. There are only 3 more treatments, then we need to assess how she is doing and what happens next. So far we have only achieved partial remission, so here’s hoping the final 3 treatments do the trick. Chemo is not common in NZ for pets yet, but the numbers are increasing.

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  3. Thank you for visiting my blog, Cath. It’s nice to meet you and to see what you are doing. I love your idea of the aerial views. Very nice! All the best to you in the new year.

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