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Friday, September 03, 2010

Captivated


Oil Pastel on paper
NFS

This is an oil pastel from a while back. I was reorganizing today and found my box of oil pastels. Not the most popular of mediums, but I sometimes miss the direct, solid application of pastels that oil paint doesn't provide. Today I played around with those pastels, and started on a picture of one of my cats on an oil pastel on board. If that comes out I'll post it in a few days.

9 Comments:

Blogger Kim said...

Oh wow - that's gorgeous!

10:37 PM  
Blogger martinealison said...

Quel regard captivant... Très réussi.

10:59 PM  
Blogger Gwen Bell said...

Love this, Kerri! The pastels lend themselves so great to the fur. Love those wiggly hairs in the ear and the expression shows that sharp feline intelligence. Great job!

11:28 PM  
Blogger Carol Schiff Studio said...

Beautiful Kerri! I have a set of oil pastels, but never successfully used them. Maybe I need to give them another try!

4:01 AM  
Blogger Crystal Cook said...

SO beautiful! I love those eyes :)

9:16 AM  
Blogger Kim Blair said...

Fabulous work rendering the wispy little tufts of hair and the pink tones inside those pretty pointed ears.
Kim

11:24 AM  
Blogger Celeste Bergin said...

ah, this looks like MY cat...did she come over and pose for you? haha--so well done..love the whiskers!

8:45 PM  
Blogger Dusty Pines said...

this is really something - the pastels have captured an immediacy - and the expression is lovely (both of the picture & the kitty!)! i like pastels, wish i could use 'em . . . thank you - hope you post the current one, too!

10:43 AM  
Blogger r garriott said...

How did I miss this...? Just purrrfect!

7:37 PM  

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