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Portrait in Soft Pastels of the son of an artist colleague… his photo with permission

Slightly smaller than A4 on colourfix pastel paper

A revised version of that previously posted

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portrait, pastels, boy, lad, child, young man, reading, book, absorbed, concentration

Although I have only been using pastels for a couple of years the demand for my pastel portraits seems to be increasing so I have decided to focus on this aspect of my art during 2012 and am devoting a ‘spare room’ to making pastel dust in Ivy Cottage as well as The Kington Gallery ! To have received an ‘Artist of the Month’ award this January in ‘Painters Universe’ here on Red Bubble is a humbling and wonderful Kick Start to 2012

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  • Stephie Butler
    Stephie Butlerover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work Janet…

  • Thanks Stephie….. but a bit of a struggle to get there – scrubbed face half a dozen times !!!!

    – JayteesArt

  • Lora Garcelon
    Lora Garcelonover 3 years ago

    This is gorgeous! I love your use of color in this.

  • Lora .. thankyou …..you couldnt have said anything nicer… I thought hard about colour and composition !

    – JayteesArt

  • Ruth S Harris
    Ruth S Harrisover 3 years ago

    This is wonderful JT!

  • There is a conspiracy to stop us communicating over the ether! Good to see you today !

    – JayteesArt

  • annamora
    annamoraover 3 years ago

    very beautiful … love those boyish colours and his pose :)

  • Thanks Anna :) I have been revising the hand after C&C….may post the revision later!

    – JayteesArt

  • JayteesArt
    JayteesArtover 3 years ago

    revised version now posted !

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 3 years ago


    Featured Work April 3rd, 2011

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  • JayteesArt
    JayteesArtover 3 years ago

    Delighted to be featured…. thankyou !

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonover 3 years ago

  • Leslie Gustafson
    Leslie Gustafsonover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work! such a tender, wonderfully done piece!

  • Pam Humbargar
    Pam Humbargarover 3 years ago

    Wow, an amazing pastel portrait…beautiful!

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