Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Plein air studies in pastel, 6x6 inches

Four small studies done at Santa Rita park.  Two days' worth.

I don't spend more than 20-25 min. on each of these.  The goal is to work quickly and not fuss over details.  I also try not to duplicate sky and cloud colors if I'm doing two back-to-back.

Passing Clouds - 6x6"
pastel on dark brown cardstock
Cherry Tree
Pastel on dark brown cardstock
Cloud Study #1
pastel on light brown cardstock

Cloud Study #2
pastel on light brown cardstock

5 comments:

  1. They are so beautiful,Sonya!

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  2. Thanks so much, Antonia and Fabio!

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  3. These are all so fresh and lovely, Sonya. Great work!

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  4. These are wonderful, Sonya! Love the colors - and especially the sense of movement in your clouds.

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  5. Darla and Debbie - thank you ladies so much for your kind comments! Clouds are sort of difficult to paint even from a photo, but as a constantly changing subject on location, it's even harder. Really good practice, though :).

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