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around! The idea is for me to show you what I can do, and I think the paintings
are the best way to do that. You won't find a lot of chatter, and you'll need to
email me for info like availability, prices, etc.
How I Paint:
of all, everything in color here is in pastel. I use a variety of pastel brands
on either Wallis or La Carte sanded papers. I mix colors by hatching them over
each other or next to each other, never by smearing them with my fingers. I use
complementary colors to make the elements vibrate or to gray them down, and I
work dark to light. Feel free to email me if you have questions.
The Old Masters whose works continue to
captivate me are Vermeer, for his light; Monet, for
his colors; Degas, for his figures; Sargent, for his ability to create something
solid with a few perfect slashes of paint; and Cezanne, for his movement and