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In the forest - a small pastel painting

Posted On: Wednesday 6th June 2012
Summary: A small pastel painted during a bike ride through a local forest using my travelling pastel kit.

Blog Tags: Sketching   Outdoor painting   Art techniques   Pastels painting   Painting trees   Painting tips   

pastel painting in the forest treesI don't always use dark paper for painting pastels, but this was a good choice here because there were some dark tones in the forest background which I left as untouched paper. The colour was dark blue. Against the dark paper the sunlit patches really stand out which was what I wanted.

9"x12" colourfix pastels paper. Soft pastels and black conte
 

 

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