Has it really been two months since I've posted? Life has been busy lately. I'm finding that oil painting doesn't agree with busy lives. So I have been experimenting with the pastel medium, and learning how it operates. Pastel is great for when you may only have 20-30 minutes to paint. But I miss being able to mix the exact color I want. Now I know why pastelists have so many pastels!
This is a pastel portrait from an old vintage black and white photo.