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Thursday, February 04, 2016

Pastel Sketching for 438

Sketching with pastels is fun.  Color makes sketches more finished looking with less work, right?

I sketched on Canson paper with a variety of pastel sticks.  This was quick, 15 or 20 minutes.

For Scavenger Hunt 438 http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1397875

Number 7, fruit - pear
Number 8, vegetable - Italian tomato (very large for the type), a veggie in my mind, some of you may call it a fruit.
Number 9, egg
Number 10, plate



6 comments:

Bag Blog said...

Your color sketches are always fun. I would think they count as paintings.

Jo Castillo said...

Bag Blog, I wish! If I could paint in 15 - 20 minutes it would be nice. The minute I stop on a sketch I see 15 things to fix..... Ha.

Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

technically it is a fruit since it has seeds ;)

nice coloured sketch :D

Jo Castillo said...

Jennifer Rose,

I know, I know, but couldn't find a "real" veggie. Ha.

Thanks.

Alice Jo Webb said...

Yummy reds, Jo!

Jo Castillo said...

Hi, Alice Jo! I love painting in red. Apples and tomatoes are my "fall back" things when I can't think of what to paint. Thanks.

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los Niños. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill