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Art of the Day: Monday March 02, 2009

Frankie

- by Kari Tirrell

This week's theme: Pastels

A stick of pure, ground pigment held together with a binder. Some prefer the more chalky soft or hard pastels. Some prefer oil pastels. All require practice, but in the right hands, pastels are a medium without peer.


Art: Frankie by Artist Kari Tirrell
This is my second entry into the 2008 Portrait Swap, the lovely Frankie Paquin. I had three photos to choose from, but this one appealed to me the most. It was also the most difficult composition, but I suppose that was part of the appeal. Frankie was painted with soft pastels on suede matboard.

Detail Images


Detail Image for art Frankie

Detail Image for art Frankie

Detail Image for art Frankie

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