Mississhippi's Madness

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St Bartholomew’s – Soft Pastel work in progress


I’ve been absent from my blog for a while now. To recap, my mum was sick, had to have an operation and is now on the mend. So, for me that means I can start to get back on with the normal things in my life, which most importantly means I get to play with pastels again. I was also back at my local art space today which was fun as I caught up with a lot of my friends there.

Drawing again means revisiting and continuing work on the drawing of St Bartholomew’s. More progress made today. I’ve added quite a bit more white as I needed to see what difference it made and can then see what else needs to be done.

St Barts_9_webI’ve gone in a little too bright in a couple of spots which I need to tone down and I can see where I need to work next to bring a few more darks in. Still not happy with the way the grass is sitting but I’ll work it out. And now sitting here looking at the photo I can see I need to add some more shadows in front of the gravestones to ground them some more.

The never-ending drawing still continues, but hopefully for not much longer…


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.

4 thoughts on “St Bartholomew’s – Soft Pastel work in progress

  1. I think this looks fantastic now and very near finished!
    I love the whites you have added and especially the illuminated tree.

  2. Pingback: Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Soft Pastel | WoollyMuses

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