“Little Hawk” – Oil Pastels Painting

My son, who is nearly 4 months old at the time of this post, is nicknamed “Little Hawk”. This piece is for him. This oil pastel art was done in mostly Sennelier Oil Pastels on a 9×12 sheet of Canson Mi-Tientes paper, I referenced a photo found on MorgueFile.com. Click to see the larger size …

“Wet Lips” – Oil Pastel Realism

This oil pastels painting was done as an attempt at realism using oil pastels.  I was inspired by looking through the magnificent artwork of Alyssa Monks, and I decided I wanted to push my artwork further than I have previously attempted. The piece was done on a white 8×10 Pastelbord (made by Ampersand), with a …

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 …