Friday, March 26, 2010

Pastel on Stonehenge

Salt Marsh
9 x 12, Stonehenge paper

Stonehenge is 100% cotton, acid free paper, used in printmaking. I have used it for graphite and charcoal drawings but never tried it with pastel. Until today.

Its slightly fuzzy surface filled quickly with pastel and did not hold many layers. I did not use fixative to help build up layers, but was pleased enough with my final results. You can read more about Stonehenge paper in the Katherine Tyrrell's blog, "Making a Mark Reviews" and features the comments by Roz Stendahl.


Celeste Bergin said...

nice result--!

Ralph said...

Thank you so much for the lovely comment on my blog. I was going to do a blog on something similar but you said it all and said it so very well. I love the pastel makes me want to get mine on the go again.

Anonymous said...

This is my favorite style that you do. It's gorgeous!