Saturday, June 06, 2009


Originally uploaded by ddhabicht

The beginning of our class assignment in Dianna Pontings pastel class.


Beena said...

Looks like you are off to a fantastic start! What kind of pastels are these, I wonder. Oil based?

Looking forward to seeing more of this, as well as the paintings you planned on doing from your trip!

Desiree said...

Thanks Beena! These are soft pastels, softies they are also called. Some dust and a bit messy but I love them. I think they give an oil painting quality to the finished piece. These pastels painting are like photo realism, feeding my control issues.

Cindi said...

oh my.. you are at that wonderful pastel classs and the begining is awesome!!! can hardly wait to see the finished product!!

mARTa said...

i want to come over while you work on this because I need to see how it is worked. beautiful already!

Joan said...

This looks interesting!!! I never really liked working in pastel, but I love the look of them when done by others. Have fun!

Anonymous said...

It looks beautiful so take control over just any medium you get hold of, whether it be pencil or pen or quilting...!

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