Ladybug drawing in oil pastels

My latest oil pastels art … a ladybug drawing for Drawing 2 class. The assignment was to draw a bug, really up close, using oil pastels. I wish I could post some of the pieces that others did for class too. Several of them were amazing! This one turned out pretty good, I think. I …

TCC Student Art Show Award

On Saturday, I won an award at TCC’s 38th Annual Student Art Show.  The award was in the drawing category, specifically, the Tidewater Art Alliance and One Eleven Art Award of Excellence in Drawing. It was a tremendous honor to be selected as an award winner.  There were some seriously amazing pieces by all the …

Oil Pastel Flowers

Oil Pastel Flowers! I did these in 2009 while learning how to use oil pastels in art school.  I find oil pastels are so much fun to work with — if you have artist-quality pastels!  Otherwise, it can really be frustrating and even hamper development of the piece. The base colors here are done with Cray-Pas …