Object Study
Pastel on Rag

Ellen Jaye Benson Visual Artist/Educator –
a.k.a. ‘elle jaye rose’ (my frustrated dark illustrator & social commentator hat)
a.k.a ‘Henna Harpy’ (my ornamental body art and design hat)
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  • paulcompton
    paulcomptonalmost 5 years ago

    I love how you got the edges on this one. It truly is numinous.

  • thanks paul.. I remember a certain yee who will remained unamed lady who loves pink :) who really turned her nose up at my “gimicky halo effect” lets hope she doesn’t get her wings :)

    – ellejayerose

  • Julie-Ann Vellios
    Julie-Ann Velliosalmost 5 years ago

    This is amazing – how did you get the colours to glow – did you varnish it?

  • no varnish… is built up using layers and layers of chalk pastel on rag paper

    – ellejayerose

  • Christopher  Raggatt
    Christopher R...almost 5 years ago

    Love this.

  • aw thanks Christopher :)

    – ellejayerose

  • lazydaze
    lazydazealmost 5 years ago

    wow! this is so interesting!! wondefully painted i love the almost neon glow it has..its awsome! well done :)

  • ellejayerose
    ellejayerosealmost 5 years ago

    thanks lazydaze is actually drawn with chalk pastels… cheers :)

  • Mark Ramstead
    Mark Ramsteadalmost 5 years ago

    Awesome idea!

  • thanks mark :)

    – ellejayerose

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