Original pastels on paper: Snapshots of Moments
Latest Original Pastels on Paper – Previous pastels were more about the realism than the colors and richness of the pastel. In this series of original pastels on paper, I was more interested in the feeling of the moment, they are snapshots of moments.
It is a little unnerving, the brash colors of greens and reds in a karaoke bar at night. I wanted to show the anonymous people, faces, blurred in the darkness and lights of different colors.
9″x12″ Black Mixed Media Strathmore
I wanted to capture the darkness and the bright colors of the night sky. A tradition that seemed to be lost, the families gathering around watching fireworks-something that is so simple and yet so memorable.
The Fourth 2023: Fireworks in the Park, original pastel on paper- Artbygorcon9″x12″ Black Mixed Media Strathmore
In the links below are previous original pastels on paper I was interested In the idea of quick, accurate images. Over the years, I have perfected pastels for portraits as well as landscapes and seascapes.