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Suffocation - oil pastel on paper drawing by CDCcreative

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Oil pastel on paper.

Use the large view to see texture created by scratching the surface with a serrated knife.

I wanted this work to ooze anger and emotion, to express childlike fear. When I see it I can smell crayons and feel the waxyness of the medium on my fingertips.

Copyright Celia Coulter 2006.

Art and creative experimentation are my outlets after a long day at the office. Because of my love of trying different mediums you will find a variety of work in my portfolio.

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Comments

  • Tom Godfrey
    Tom Godfreyover 7 years ago

    Lovely work Celia, have you ever tried soft pastels instead of oil? I much prefer them.

  • CDCcreative
    CDCcreativeover 7 years ago

    Thanks for your comment Tom, I recently started using both soft and oil pastels again and enjoy both. In fact the “eye” in both my ofther works “Contemplation” and “Suspicion” are soft pastel on canvas.

    I do like that you can layer oil pastels and then scrape them back to reveal the colour underneath -something I plan on playing a bit more with in the future.

  • Rose Moxon
    Rose Moxonover 7 years ago

    interesting piece…thought provocative

  • STRINGER
    STRINGERover 7 years ago

    Whippety KRACK!!!! i had crayons once hey made my teeth feel funny.

  • Hiroko
    Hirokoabout 7 years ago

    Very cool colours…I can sense the anger

  • Trish Mistric
    Trish Mistricover 6 years ago

    Stunning work. The colors really express through this emotive piece.

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