• Leah in Green - original oil pastel portrait

    8 days ago - By Hackberry Street Studio

    Green is such a beautiful color and I'm always looking for ways to include it in portraits, so it was wonderful that Leah strolled in wearing a green top. Generally I like to mix greens, but I had a dark green that worked well and I lightened it here and there with lighter values - not with greens, but warmer colors like peachy shades. I used mostly Holbein oil pastels on 7 x 5" Ampersand Pastelbord. I'm posting this while listening to the soundtrack from "Honeymoon in Vegas" - so great and a funny movie, too! Until recently, multi-tasking was considered a good thing, but lately I've been...
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