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05-08-2008, 01:10 PM
I haven't posted here for quite a while. Probably it is because I don't do many pastels these days -it's mostly watercolour. However, I did a demo this morning for the Palette Club in Swansea, Wales UK
Full sheet of Canson Mi-Tientes paper using mainly Unison pastels although there were a few Art Spectrum and Sennelier. Time- about 50minutes
C & C always welcome
05-08-2008, 01:58 PM
Wow - This is beautiful, Arnold! I love the way you handled the water. You should send more pastels our way again soon!
05-08-2008, 02:59 PM
Arnold: This is so beautiful. Its what I strive for. Thank you.
05-08-2008, 03:24 PM
Beautiful, as always! Full sheet, 50 minutes! WOW!
05-08-2008, 03:38 PM
Wow! This is spectacular! :)
05-08-2008, 03:48 PM
It's always such a treat to see your work, Arnold. Thanks for such a lovely view of your part of the world. I wish I could have seen you do this one!
05-08-2008, 04:02 PM
Arnold, I love the water, and the light hitting the cottages is fabulous.
05-08-2008, 04:05 PM
Arnold, I just want to be there! Lovely painting
05-08-2008, 04:18 PM
Arnold, I spotted your post and knew I'd be treated to something special. I was not disappointed. Your colors are so vibrant that they sing, but ever so subtly. How is that possible? I hope that you will consider a WIP for us some time soon.
05-08-2008, 04:26 PM
Arnold, wonderful painting, as ever. I admire the effortlessness of it, the glowing light, and then you kill me with the final arrow -- 50 minutes, full sheet!!!
05-08-2008, 05:11 PM
WOW:thumbsup: What a stunning piece of "eye candy". I love all your colors and the sky is beautiful.
05-08-2008, 05:13 PM
I love it. ... wish I could be there.
05-08-2008, 05:42 PM
Once again Arnold, a beautiful painting. It is interesting to me how so many of your pastel paintings look like watercolour paintings in speed... meaning much more vibrant than the average watercolour. You make me wish I lived in Wales so I could learn directly from you. If I go back far enough in my ancestory, there is a bit of Welsh - for that matter everything on the British Isles accept Scot!
05-08-2008, 06:10 PM
Beautiful work! I agree with Peggy. Your work looks so much like watercolor it is amazing, and you do it so quickly. Thanks for sharing!
05-08-2008, 06:32 PM
Absolutely awesome! It is gorgeous.
05-08-2008, 06:42 PM
Arnold, this is absolutely beautiful as always!!! So glad you decided to stop by. Hope you do it more often in the future. I love seeing your work.
05-08-2008, 07:35 PM
Awesome. I didn't know you worked in pastels as well as water color. Now, come on Arnold ? 50 min ? Now that hurts. :) Love your work as always.
05-09-2008, 11:14 AM
:clap: So glad I got to see this!!! And so beautifully english-looking. I love watercolers, as well. There are so many great w/c artists from the UK! I love this pastel, so clean and pretty. Can't believe the size! Thanks !
05-10-2008, 06:49 AM
Thanks for the nice comments.I will be tutoring a weekend pastels course shortly so i will post the results then
05-10-2008, 07:53 AM
Truly great piece of art. I enjoyed it thoroughly. It was indeed a joy to behold the scene. I would love to see your other work.
Have a great day,
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