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Working in pastel since 1998, I have learned that pastel is a misunderstood and mysterious medium. I want to show the beauty and versatility of this very old medium. Pastel is an opaque medium, so I focus on working in layers of transparency to layers of opacity.

I enjoy painting the landscape. The way the light interacts with the landscape captures my attention. I want to take my viewer to a place of beauty, a place where he might wonder, “what lies beyond?” A place where the viewer can dream.

And in order to meet my customer requests for giclees and prints, I have decided to make them available as well. But I wanted to do a little more than just have my paintings printed on canvas, and so I started a series of that were intended to be printed.

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  • Female
  • Born on May 9
  • Joined March 1, 2009

Favorite materials

For Pastel Paintings I use pastels, watercolors, For the digital images I use pencil sketches, scanned images, and even images of my pastel paintings

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About

Working in pastel since 1998, I have learned that pastel is a misunderstood and mysterious medium. I want to show the beauty and versatility of this very old medium. Pastel is an opaque medium, so I focus on working in layers of transparency to layers of opacity.

I enjoy painting the landscape. The way the light interacts with the landscape captures my attention. I want to take my viewer to a place of beauty, a place where he might wonder, “what lies beyond?” A place where the viewer can dream.

And in order to meet my customer requests for giclees and prints, I have decided to make them available as well. But I wanted to do a little more than just have my paintings printed on canvas, and so I started a series of that were intended to be printed.

My Favorite Materials - in a little more detail.
For Paintings: Pastels, watercolors, pencil
For Digital Images: I use pencil sketches, scanned images, and even images of my pastel paintings. I then play with them in a photo program.

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