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adlercomo
03-28-2013, 01:38 AM
Hi folks,

Thought I'd share this one. I painted this from a set up I did and then photographed. Various pastels and pastel pencil. Overall I'm pretty happy with it. I had a hard time knowing when to stop. Ever happen to you?http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/28-Mar-2013/1174506-bowls.jpg

pastel65
03-28-2013, 09:47 AM
Wow! I thought this was the reference picture and scrolled down looking for the pastel. What color did you use for background? Is it straight black or other colors? Pam

chewie
03-28-2013, 11:41 AM
so simple of subject, yet its a really cool painting! nice job!

bnoonan
03-28-2013, 12:04 PM
I like it for the same reasons Chewie mentions... simplicity!

adlercomo
03-28-2013, 01:28 PM
Thank you. This was an exercise in technique for me in blending colors. I used mostly black for the background but it fades into a dark blue toward the bottom which the picture doesn't show.

britgirl
03-28-2013, 05:41 PM
Beautiful work. I too thought it was a photo! The blue bowl is divine :)

Sharon

Joyful_Artwork
03-28-2013, 10:19 PM
i love this so real