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Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Drawing with Pastels week 4

On Thursday after another shift at the charity shop it was time for art class again!  I missed last week’s class because I was having my eyes tested, so I was looking forward to seeing what had been tackled.  w.linton,art,stove 014

They had made a start on a sunset picture, and were continuing it this week by adding a reflection in the sea.

 

This is my picture, done in just the one session.  my sunsetSpot the deliberate mistake?  It’s not great, but not bad for a first attempt, eh?

 

Then we had a chance to do something else.  

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John had a post card view of a lighthouse which he copied – he’s good at this!!  His choice of colour paper was perfect for a start, and his technique is excellent!

 

w.linton,art,stove 018Beth, our American, had brought a picture from a newspaper.  It was a portrait.  

See what she did with it!  Amazing! 

These two are the stars of the class!

I didn’t have a photo with me, but Hazel gave me a picture of clouds and I had a go at those.  my cloudsOne was fluffy white clouds  and the other rain clouds!  Hmmmm!

Next week is our last for this session, and we all have to take a photo to draw.  Now, what will I try out?  I have a couple of ideas…..

Talk again soon.

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