In the Kitchen........lots of the best stuff happens in the kitchen!
That's where I learnt to pastel paint. Yep on the kitchen wall with the paper held up by blue tac, the little kids with eyes wide at their mum and Aunty Karol painting on the wall.
To cut along story short, I had been using pen and ink, drawing and loving it. I walked onto my cousin's house and Sue had this stunning portrait of our grandfather in the wall. It was done in pastel and she had painted it.
Needless to say I was amazed & blown away, Sue has got so much creative talent and this was something new. But here's the thing, she offered to show me how to use pastels.
So I was back the following weekend, watching Sue as she gave me the ins and outs of how pastel could be used, and how she used it. To this day I still sing her praises and blame her for my addiction to this vibrant medium.
One day in a kitchen far far away.........
Our painting stories all have a beginning, so whats yours?
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Making Pastel Happen -
a blog about everything pastel and painting.
It's my aim to share techniques, tips, tricks, adventures, products, paintings, educate, inspire and foster the appreciation of painting.
I welcome your feedback and questions and don't promise to post regularly, but to let you know when I do post .
I'l give it my best shot to answer your questions and if I can't I'll let you know. Gee I may even be able to give you the name of someone who can answer.
Either way this blog is about making pastel happen and making painting enjoyable. I sincerely wish you to join me on this adventure. best wishes, Karol