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tulabula
04-29-2013, 01:28 AM
My first nocturne! Pastelmat and pastel pencils and softies of various kinds
12" X 12"
the reference photo for this was taken by a lady in my small town and used with her permission. Thank you Dora Miller!
The northern lights are so amazing!
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/29-Apr-2013/635212-n_lights_final_001_web_sized.jpg
The dark blue of the sky is a bit darker than it shows here and the curtain of lights up top a bit more blue green.
C and C's welcome

al84
04-29-2013, 05:57 AM
i like this alot !!!did you do the tree in pastel pencil? you have done a great job!

twiglet
04-29-2013, 07:28 AM
Well done Laurie think you done a great job.

pastel65
04-29-2013, 10:05 AM
Beautiful painting. Pam

chuas2
04-29-2013, 10:54 AM
Beautiful painting Laurie, the next best thing to being there!

I really hope to see the northern lights someday!
Kris

allydoodle
04-29-2013, 11:02 AM
Oh, I wish to be able to see the northern lights... maybe someday! This is beautiful!

water girl
04-29-2013, 01:09 PM
Success! This is just beautiful. Mother Nature has a great eye for color. You have taken it and run with it. Nicely done!

RobD
04-29-2013, 02:40 PM
Great vivid color Laurie. Nice work.

Rockport123
04-29-2013, 03:03 PM
Wonderful!!!

tulabula
04-29-2013, 11:47 PM
al84, yes i used mostly Carbathello pencils
twiglet, thank you!
Pam thank you!
Kris, kind words, thank you!
Chris, thank you
Karen, High praise! Thank you!
Rob, thank you! It was hard to keep everything bright when I had to have that dark blue background!
Rockport, Thank you! Glad you like it!
Northern lights are one of the paybacks for winters up here LOL

Ruthie57
04-30-2013, 12:43 PM
Great work!

tulabula
04-30-2013, 01:45 PM
Thanks Ruthie!