about PastelSome of my works can looks maybe too much simplified or not understood completely because I'm using a technique used by someone here too but not known among the most of people, with the word pastel they thinks I'm talking about the school pastels kids use and obviously is not the same thing so... let me put some history i have found about pastels with the help of sources like Wikipedia.
Soft pastel was invented by the minor french artist Jean Perréal (1455-1530) about the ends of XV century.
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was one of the first in Italy who started use it in his studies and sketches. In his "Atlantic Code" sheet 247, he recognized the paternity of the technique to Perréal with the sentence "...a new technique for paint with different dry colors...".
However in order to get its popularity as artistic medium, pastel had to wait until the XVII century with the works of famous venetian painter Rosalba Carriera (1675-1757). The peak of its usag
Family in Sorrento, Italy
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i really like your use of purples and violets in this picture. very lovely
It's interesting how the picture looks frosted and with cool tones, yet there is a kind of warmth that comes from the happy family that cuddles together for a picture. Great work!
Utterly superb. I can definitely learn from your technique. Rock on.
Such beautiful pastel work!
This is the picture that made me decide to watch you.
That's it. I'm definitely watching you! looking forward to more great artworks!
Ooh, how lovely! They look so happy and sweet.
I love this painting it makes me feel happy for some reason.
i love the colors ^^
i love it <3
It is beautiful
The colouring adds to the effectiveness of the mood.
This is a really gorgeous piece! I love the colours and use of textures.
You inspire me
Simply beautiful, makes me nostalgic
Wow, this looks really amazing! I love the stylel you use. It's very unique^^
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I like it !
Nice color pick. Like.
Your art has a real impressionist style. Very traditional. Not much of that on DA. It is refreshing. And just happens to be very impressive as well. Wonderful piece of art.
I love the choice of colors and the somewhat grungy texture in your artwork, quite a unique style! Beautifully done...
What a refreshing art style~! ^-^
I like your work very much
this is an amazing moment
this is so beautiful! and I just love the texture you created with the pastel
This has an ephemeral quality to it, like fading a memory. Great painting!
Fantastic! I love it!
It's nice to see actual paintings done in this way.
your style is really amazing!