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Tressa
05-17-2013, 09:46 AM
The steps are here if you would like to see...

https://www.facebook.com/pastelpainting


http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/17-May-2013/76189-wip12.JPG

trailrider
05-17-2013, 10:16 AM
This is a beautiful work. I'm in love with your colors. Thank you for posting the steps.

LunarMoth
05-17-2013, 01:11 PM
It is so beautiful! Tressa, I love the colors you used in this painting, they are brilliant and lovely!

Tressa
05-17-2013, 05:32 PM
Thank you both Trailrider and Lunarmoth
This was done entirely from memory of a farm I saw on the side of the road near Arles, France.

chuas2
05-17-2013, 09:10 PM
Absolutely beautiful Tressa! I love your whole Variation Theme series.

Do you get Casey's posts on FB? I get inspired by them every day so I see why you are. But your own style and color choices are stunning and quite uniquely your own...loving it!
Kris

Tressa
05-17-2013, 09:26 PM
Thanks Kris. I see Casey on PSA site, and his post the other day reminded me of a painting I did a couple of years ago, with the pan pastels. :) I have always been a "what if I do this" kind of painter. :D

Turpintine45
05-17-2013, 11:42 PM
Brilliant colour. I love it. Thanks for showing your process.

John Palmer Fine Art
05-18-2013, 03:54 AM
Really nice, love the colours!

bluefish
05-18-2013, 06:06 AM
Monet, Degas, Tressa......all brilliant Impressionist......love this new work.....

'blue :wave:

Tressa
05-18-2013, 06:38 AM
Thank everyone....This was a fun one to do, and I had wanted to paint something with the alps (although they were not actually visible from the farm I saw in reality) and I had no photo of the farm, just memory, but I used another photo I had to get the look of the path (which was a photo of a drainage ditch lol)

Oh my! Bluefish!!! What a compliment, and it means more, coming from you!
I know you guard them heavily. :lol:

Tressa
05-18-2013, 06:39 AM
Jen! Hi nice to see you again, and thank you!:wave:

Donna T
05-18-2013, 03:56 PM
What a gorgeous painting! That path (drainage ditch!) leads us right in and those colors ... so beautiful. Isn't Arles where Van Gogh used to live?

Tressa
05-18-2013, 04:24 PM
Thanks Donna, and yes, Vincent's "Yellow House" was in Arles, as is the famous cafe.

Peach88
05-18-2013, 04:44 PM
I love the subject, and the purples and lilacs, and the french light!

Tressa
05-18-2013, 07:51 PM
Thank you Peach!

Dcam
05-18-2013, 09:02 PM
Tressa: I love it when you speak French.

Beautiful landscape in your unique style.
:)

derek

Tressa
05-18-2013, 09:16 PM
ha ha! Merci beaucoup Derek! :lol: