Mississhippi's Madness

A place to share my creative pursuits

Drawing with Pastels

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Tonight at class I decided to try my first drawing with pastels. I was going to use coloured pencils, and I started a drawing but it didn’t really inspire me. It was a still life set up by the teacher but it wasn’t quite what I liked. So I came up with an idea for a drawing using pastels and the teacher was able to assist me with some flowers to draw.

I arrived home tonight and in the yellow light at home it is actually starting to look like the actual thing I am drawing. So feeling reasonably pleased so far. I will post the picture when it is complete – not ready to share yet.

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Author: Elaine

Artist, writer, married, mother, living with Ankylosing Spondylitis and winning (most of the time). My creative impulses have led me to drawing, pastel painting, writing, handcrafts and photography.

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