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Thursday, 8 July 2010

Moira's pastel painting, 2 July 2010

Moira's pastel painting contrasting sfumato with stippling 
for maximum contrast. Excellent start to the painting. 
Top - detail, bottom - full image



Janice's pastel painting, 2 July 2010

Janice's pastel painting using sfumato and stipple to great 
effect. This will be a really strong painting when finished 
with its close-up design.

Yvonne's pastel painting, 2 July 2010

Yvonne's pastel painting combining stipple 
with sfumato technique. The flower head has 
wonderful texture and depth. Look forward to 
seeing it when it is finished.

Mary's pastel painting, 2 July 2010

Mary's pastel painting using stippling is nearing completion. 
Wonderful colours and feeling of depth. Bottom picture 
is a detail, top is the full image.



Dave's pastel study of hands, 2 July 2010

Dave's pastel study of hands in low light has real 
warmth and good modelling. 

Ann G's pastel sfumato painting, 2 July 2010

Ann G's finished sfumato pastel painting 
seems to float on water, lovely.

Pat's pastel paintings, 2 July 2010

Pat's pastel paintings: top - combining stipple 
and sfumato to good effect. This is going to be 
a strong painting. Bottom - striking purple 
palette and lovely relaxed drawing on this 
finished painting using stippling.



Yvonne's cultural project pastel 25Jun10

Yvonne's pastel painting from the cultural 
project. Her perseverance has really paid off. 
The addition of the bold blue shapes in the 
bottom right has brought the best out 
of the close, earthy palette.



Ann G's pastel painting using a sfumato technique, 25Jun10.

Ann G's pastel painting using the sfumato 
technique. The detail shows the beauty of 
this technique to the full with Ann's strong 
use of colour.



Mary's pastel painting using a stipple technique, 25Jun10.

Mary's pastel painting using the stipple 
technique. Full of complementary colour 
contrasts, this certainly has the potential 
to be a 'wow' picture.



Janice's pastel painting using a stipple technique, 25Jun10.

Janice's pastel painting using the stipple technique. 
Strong colouring and close stippling is producing a bold, 
exciting effect. 



Michael's pastel painting using a stipple technique, 25Jun10.

Dave's pastel painting using stipple technique. The detail 
shows the amazingly controlled marks. This will give a 
very interesting visual effect when complete.



Pat's pastel painting using a stipple technique, 25Jun10.

Pat's pastel painting using a stipple technique. 
Nice colour palette, good loose underdrawing 
which will help free-up the use of colour.