Beth Cook, Portrait and Landscape painter, oils and pastels.
Portraits require the artist to insure that the structure of the face is adequately placed before continuing further into the drawing. Measuring has to be done correctly or the portrait will not be true to the model. Values of
Clouds fascinate me. I especially love storm clouds with their many shapes and ethereal qualities. I have been studying them for the past year and enjoy painting them in pastel and oils.
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Oil painting is a breeze when you use an alkyd medium. It dries so much sooner and I can keep painting the next day on a dry surface. I enjoy blending colors while the paint stays wet. And the new
Pastels are a wonderful drawing and painting medium. I love the drawing aspect so I can leave my drawing strokes, And I like the countless ways to use the medium such as: Underpainting–use pastel first and then make it a