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Topic: tiny little forest things made big, oil pastel  (Read 411 times)
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« on: November 12, 2009 04:27:55 PM »

Ive never used oil pastels before, so I set to practicing on some pretty things I came across.  I saw that butterfly in a park in Ecuador, and it captivated me with its transparent wings...I hope its transparency comes across.  The black paper drawing was my first attempt, butterfly second, and then most recently the yellow/orange flower.  I think I can see a progression in my ability to control the pastels.  Its challenging to get them not to smear all crazily.

If you have some useful tips for using oil pastels, I would love to hear them!  

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