Monday, January 13, 2014

On My Easel- Portrait of Cynthia - original oil pastel portrait painting

Here's what I was working on today - not really through with it, though.  It's on 7 x 5" Pastelbord - will finish it sometime this week.  Thanks for looking!

4 comments:

Lucy Chen said...

How do you varnish or protect the surface of your oil pastels from smudging, Connie? Thanks.

myra anderson said...

this is beautiful!

Connie said...

Hi Lucy - I use a spray oil pastel fixative. There are two that I know of - one by Caran d'Ache and one by Sennelier. Both are very good. After that's done, I can spray with a spray varnish, but usually don't.

Connie said...

Thank you so much, Myra - great to see you here!