Oil Pastel Art – A Zippo Lighter

This drawing is a zippo lighter in Oil Pastels. I did this on sand-colored Pastelbord, size 8×10. It has been mentioned that a reflection within the lighter might have been interesting, and I may eventually decide to do that.  For now, I feel like I’ve moved on from this piece and am ready to work …

Oil Pastels Flower – “Valentine Rose”

More Oil Pastel Flowers! This oil pastels rose piece was done on 8.5 x 11 Canson Mi Tientes colored paper (black), using Sennelier oil pastels exclusively. This piece really all came together towards the end. It felt like it wasn’t going right until I got into the detail in the rose petals, and some of …

Oil Pastels Drawing – “Lazy Sunday”

This oil pastels drawing was submitted to The Daily Paintworks Challenge last week.  The challenge is now over but all the entries can be viewed here:  Daily Paintworks Challenge. I used all Sennelier Oil Pastels for this piece.  It is 6×8 inches on colored Canson Mi Tienes pastel paper. I had decided that the original …

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 …