Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Little Leoda - original oil pastel portrait

This portrait is done on black Colourfix paper - nice and gritty. It's 12 x 9" and mostly done with Sennelier, but also with some Caran d'Ache and Holbein. A fun little drawing that I enjoyed doing. I just bought some more of the Caran d'Ache lime and turquoise greens, plus some more blues, greys and flesh tones of this brand that I simply cannot do without. Yum! Can't wait to get started - hope you will check back to see what's posted in a couple of days.
Also have a new supply of Colourfix. As much as I love Pastelbord, I'm still experimenting with framing techniques. Any readers with ideas on this? I'd love hearing from you! Thanks so much for stopping by!

4 comments:

Last Cup Of Coffee said...

beautiful!

JanettMarie said...

Hmm... framing techniques, for oil pastel... hmmm
I'll get back to you, I worked in a frame shop for 8 years... hmmm let me think

Connie said...

Thank you, Myra - I'm so glad you stopped by!

Connie said...

Wow, JanettMarie - that would be great! I think everyone would love to hear your ideas - framing is tough for so many of us - me included!

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