Category Archive: Pastel

Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

This week Jen invites us to ‘wash the web with a rainbow of colours to keep the winter gloom at bay’.  As a reminder that there’ll be sunny days ahead (Momma Patsy said), the image I am… Continue reading

Shoot it, sketch it

      When Frances from Island Threads posted this beautiful picture of The Clisham on the Isle of Harris in the Western Isles of Scotland, I asked her permission to paint it. I… Continue reading

Shoot it, sketch it

After the storm, Trá Bán, Sherkin Island. Soft pastel. © wildsherkin 2013. I decided to leave out the big rock in the foreground as it could have looked like an elephant’s bottom! I’m not sure… Continue reading

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Soft Pastels

Derrynane Strand, Lamb’s Head, Co Kerry, soft pastels © wildsherkin 2013 With thanks to Cee for this challenge. I know that this is a bit of a literal interpretation of the theme. Derrynane is one of… Continue reading

Trá Bán

Trá Bán, Sherkin Island, Pastel © wildsherkin 2013

Shoot it, Sketch it, Collaboration No.2

Rustic fence, Hereford © Poppytump 2013 It seems that I was not the only blogger inspired by Poppytump’s wonderful images! Anna Cull’s painting of the harbour wall at Newlyn is ‘a hard act to follow’, and… Continue reading