Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Looking Back - over my shoulder

This is what I have been working on the last couple of days.....I just cant keep away from the animals...hoo boy!

 I found some old sheets of Velour paper in the bottom of my cupboard and thought I would use them up. This is the first of them, done on black velour, size approx A4, using a variety of pastels from sticks to pencils, all different brands, whichever seemed to work best. I am still not sure if I like velour...which is probably why it ended up in the bottom of the cupboard.


6 comments:

  1. Bev,I really appreciate this lovely image, which must have taken you ages to do so well. Being from South Africa, I know zebras well, and you have succeeded in capturing the lovely shine one sees on the white stripes.

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  2. Bev, this is absolutely gorgeous!!!! I agree you have done a wonderful job on the zebra, I love it!

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  3. Thank you Marie, I have been wanting to do a Zebra for a very long time and finaly got around to doing one. I guess I love them so much as they are really just another type of horse.

    Thanks for the encouraging words Gemma.

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  4. Really beautiful artwork, Bev. I love the pose and the background too. Stunning! :)

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  5. Hi Bev, I think I've worked out how to subscribe now! Love your sebra. I'm also playing a lot with pastels at the moment, and have tried the velour - jury is still out. But I love your image, the background is beautiful too.

    Cheers
    Lesley

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  6. I've only seen a few painting done on velour, and let me tell you yours is out standing.

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