Tag Archives: pastel

Girl with Cat

This is a pastel portrait of my 11 year old granddaughter Ellie. She has just been to stay with me for a week and I took the opportunity to create this portrait in pastels. I drew her holding my cat … Continue reading

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La Isleta Del Moro

The British couple, who  commissioned my recent pastel of Las Negras for their villa in Desert Springs, asked for another Almerian coastal scene to hang with it in the same room so I painted this view of La Isleta del Moro … Continue reading

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Sunrise at Las Negras

We have been fortunate to have had some spectacular sunrises at Las Negras during the last couple of weeks. The sun rising over the Mediterranean is a beautiful sight and the little fishing boats on the beach add to the … Continue reading

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Portrait of Naomi

I met Naomi last week when she was with a group from Holland on an art’s and crafts holiday at Cortijo La Paloma in Las Negras. The group were in the gardens having a break from some Latin American dancing … Continue reading

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Monsul Beach

This is one of my favourite beaches in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata, Almeria, Spain. Playa Monsul has featured in many movies including Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. September is a great time of year to capture … Continue reading

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Hiedra

I love belly dancing and used to perform occasionally in public myself and I still dance for my own pleasure. I was delighted when Hiedra, a belly dancer of Berber origins who lives in southern Spain, came to my village, … Continue reading

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Before the Class

I enjoyed drawing this romantic study in pastel of Irina tying on her ballet shoes before her dance practice. I hope it gives you pleasure too. Sennelier artist’s soft pastels on Sennelier pastel card. The image size is 500mm x 325mm. The original … Continue reading

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