Category: oil pastel

  • Random art from the past

    Here is a little scribble from wayback that I played with a little digitally tonight.

  • O is for Oil Pastel

    I’m sitting here, really quite tired as it has been a busy day and I’m still not fully up to par. I want to write an exciting and inspiring post about one of my favourite media, oil pastels, but I’m really tired. So I might just show you some of my efforts using this wonderfully…

  • Continuing the oil pastel journey

    Continuing the oil pastel journey

    Tonight I went to my first ever art group. It was great! A small group, just the way I like my groups ::grin:: with a fully qualified lecturer, Drew Harrison, on hand for all those curly questions. And boy, was it great to finally have someone to ask in person some of those technical glitch…

  • More oil pastel experiments

    More oil pastel experiments

    I’ve just yesterday joined up to a community focussed on art journalling – another attempt of mine to get my art going and funnily enough it has worked for today. The above is a close up from a previous oil pastel experiment. As part of joining the community, I uploaded a few of the bits…

  • Spectrum Square – Midnight Blue results

    Spectrum Square – Midnight Blue results

    I have art! Not only do I have art for this week’s challenge, but art for the two previous. I have caught up 😀

  • Oil pastel experiments – Swirls

    Saturday I felt like doodling and since the Drawing Lab Challenge I had missed involved doing exactly that, I did some. I grabbed my oil pastels, a piece of watercolour paper and just drew some swirls. No plan, no design beyond the idea that I’d like to play with some graduated colour (I followed the…

  • Some good drawing basics with oil pastels

    Part 1 – Part 2 – Enjoy! Nutty(who has been surfing YouTube for oil pastel demos)

  • Oil pastel experiments

    I’m learning! Remember this from yesterday? One of my one centimetre paintings. Well, they were designed to be inspiration points, so since I had time to paint today I took this one and turned it into this: Oil pastel on watercolour paper I finally got out my oil pastels to play. I laid down the…