Saturday, February 13, 2010

"Chopsticks and Tulip Bowl" - Finished

"Chopsticks and Tulip Bowl" 12 x 16" Pastel

Finally finished on Thursday night. The background was a real challenge because I had painted the background black and then used harder pastel over the top. It took lots of layers to get the harder pastels to "settle into" the background.
I used pastel pencils in quite a few places such as the outlines of the shapes on the fabric in the back and to define the chopsticks.
On to my next pastel piece which will be a landscape. Haven't done a landscape in pastel in a long time. This should be very enlightening and humbling. Stay tuned!

2 comments:

Regina said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

Gemma said...

Absolutely gorgeous Cindy!!!!!