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05-20-2010, 08:10 AM
this is my first oil pastel thank you


Pat Isaac
05-20-2010, 09:34 AM
Welcome to the OP forum....:wave: Looks like a very nice first OP, but it would be nice if you could make the image a little larger. Hope you come by again and post more work.


05-20-2010, 10:01 AM
I have another painting that I ought to finish well

05-20-2010, 10:53 AM
work in progress


05-20-2010, 01:14 PM
Welcome to the Oil Pastel Channel and its forums.

Your first post looks good as Pat said, but would be easier to see if it were the size of your second. The second looks like some sort of floral, but what is the plant being painted?

Just to help you find all the forums and links to common question threads I will leave some info below to help you:

Just to help you get oriented to this place, click on the link in my signature line called <GO FIRST> (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7172380&postcount=1) and it will take you to a thread that contains links and overviews of all the subforums in this Channel and what is in each one. There are also links to basic OP info and guidelines about posting, critiques, etc.

The following link contains an annotated list of links by topic discussed for recent threads that deal with issues commonly asked by people starting out in OP. Looking through those with give you some additional insight into materials, techniques and various issues dealing with OP:

<FAQs LINKS> (http://wetcanvas.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7494753&postcount=1)

That should save you some time searching around.

This place is great because there are people of all experience levels and we try to have everyone help everyone else. So if there is any way we can help, we will do our best to assist you.

If you have any questions, just start a thread in the OP Talk (http://wetcanvas.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=432)forum and ask away. In the OP Talk forum is a weekly thread called the Oil Gusher which is a thread started each Monday that is a"no topic" thread. People can just say hi, let others know what's going on in their life, catch up on what going on with others, or just meet folks.

Hope you share the fun of working in OP with us! Lots of
Look forward to seeing your work around the forum!!

Welcome to the OP Family!


05-20-2010, 02:18 PM
Bill thank you for your comment.

the drawing is on his canvases 8x10. with pastel has oiled

thank you

05-22-2010, 09:28 PM
I really like the design and color of the floral- for me, it has a Gauguin feel to it. Hope to see more from you.