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gecko99
09-16-2013, 04:47 AM
Giraults and Nupastels on Uart

Nicole

sketchZ1ol
09-16-2013, 03:18 PM
hello
nice play with texture/marks , colour , and presence !

works for me . :)

Ed

pastel65
09-16-2013, 05:57 PM
Very nice painting. A cutie! Pam:wave:

Mettaphorica
09-17-2013, 02:57 AM
Really nice. I love the golds and purples.
Did you get Uart in Australia?
cheers
Donna

gecko99
09-17-2013, 03:52 AM
Thanks guys :)

I wish, Donna - have to get it from the States...

Nicole

JustinM
09-17-2013, 03:05 PM
Love the play of light. Well done.

Mettaphorica
09-18-2013, 05:38 AM
Yeah, I thought as much. I have to get my stuff from the US, too, which was terrific when the $ reached parity and above, but not so much now. :( Really, the selection of pastels and papers - particularly pastels- is really quite limited here. Wish DB would open up-though maybe we don't have the population to support it. Don't they know there are art supply addicts in Australia, too? Looking at this again, I like it even more. Well done.
cheers
Donna

Mado
09-18-2013, 06:09 AM
Beautiful !

artichauhan
09-18-2013, 07:51 AM
Very lively ...:clap:

toniov
09-18-2013, 09:08 AM
Wonderful cat portrait !

NRC
09-18-2013, 10:51 PM
Wonderful painting; love the contrasts colour, temperature and light.

Terry Wynn
09-19-2013, 01:07 AM
This is lovely, not a thing missing. Love the light!

Terry

Shireesh
09-20-2013, 10:13 PM
Really nice and detailed-

Theodorablau
09-21-2013, 03:51 PM
Love the unusual angle and the sense of light!

jeaneade2001
09-22-2013, 08:40 PM
Oh, Nicole, this is beautiful! You have captured the shadows and light perfectly, especially around her eyes. Itis hard to get pastels in Oz, isn't it? And paper. I have bought online from The Art Shop (with the usual dots and coms and au's) but their stuff from overseas is not cheap. Postage is capped at $9.90 and they've a reasonable range of pastels ... Their service is excellent, just ring if there's a problem with your order and it's fixed pronto!

maryinasia
09-22-2013, 09:03 PM
love this!!!!!

gecko99
09-23-2013, 01:42 AM
Thanks guys,

Jean, I've spent a stupid amount of money at the The Art Shop over the last few years, yes their service is really good, they just don't have some of the supports I like (Uart, Velour, boards, etc.) and it's still cheaper (even with freight and the declining dollar) to get pastels from the States...

Yes, Donna, a DB, a Jerrys or heaven forfend a Dakota would be wonderful over here, but seeing as global giant Amazon has overlooked us as a potential market, I'm not holding out much hope :(

Nicole

#5E610B
09-23-2013, 01:57 AM
This is just a gorgeous portrait!! Love it!!