Tag 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

Shimmer

I have been given a little nudge to share my two exhibits in the recent Creative Diversity exhibition on Sherkin Island. So deep breath…and here we go. I had fun making the above… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Trees

This pastel painting was inspired by a visit to Courtmacsherry Bluebell Woods.Now that it is bluebell time of the year again, I thought I would share this picture…which, to my great surprise, has sold at a recent exhibition in… 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