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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Different And The Same

I sat down at my desk the other night with an urge to create.  And I wanted it to be different then what I have been creating.

And this is what I created.  It is a bit the same, as it has a bird in it... a bird that I drew quite some time ago, and have since used in many creations.

But the rest of it is quite different.

As always I like to see how it looks in a matte.
 
I created it using some white acrylic paint, and my pan pastels.

 

11 comments:

  1. Lovely work - and you have inspired me! I have pan pastels I got last Christmas - I hadn't thought to use them as a colorant! Hmmmmm!

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  2. This is so pretty! I just got some Panpastels too and I can't wait to try them. I got the seascape set, but now I want some earth tones too! I enjoy your artwork so very much. I've been checking your blog daily for a couple of months now, and everything is simply beautiful.

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  3. Hi Kim, I wondering if you painted on a textured piece of paper or if you worked up the texture yourself with paint and pastel? Whatever you did, your bird is lovely! Take care.

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    1. Hi Carole,
      This piece was created on a piece of paper out of an old book... so was full of text. I then built up a number of layers of paint and pastels before the final painting evolved.

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  4. Lovely bird! Putting it in a mat is always the finishing touch, isn’t it? (I covet your pan pastels! LOL)

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  5. Another beautiful creation. I have a small set of pan pastels and I love using them. I love the earthy tones. I will have to invest in some more.

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  6. I've never heard of Pan Pastels? But they are beautiful here - a very tender bird.

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  7. I like the white! And don't you just love those pan pastels? I could really go crazy with those. I was just at the art supply store today and was drooling over all the color choices. I have 5 colors, but I want ALL of them! Ahhh, to dream.

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  8. What I love here the most, (besides the beautiful bird) is the milky white background. There is a different feeling here. But still so much speaks of you. I hope you have a lovely weekend.
    roxanne

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