Monday, August 18, 2008

August 18, 2008 Colored Pencils

"Pile of Rocks"

This is a colored pencil painting, measures 8 x 12, and was created on Smooth Bristol Board.

I completed most of this painting as a demo during the "Christmas in August" bazaar at the York Art Association. It gave the viewers the opportunity to see how colored pencils are not used like crayons when we were children - the colors are created with many layers of different colored pencils, it is a slow precise process - personally it is like meditation.

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