“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 …

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 …

How to use Oil Pastels

Drawing in Oil Pastels is awesome!  When drawing with oil pastels, you get many of the benefits of both painting in oil as well as drawing.  You get to experience mixing and use of colors, like you would with painting, but you also don’t have to put all your drawing skills to the side in …

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 …