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This is a pastel painting. It won first place in the Pastel Journal Magazine, Pastel 100 Competition in the figure/portrait category. Available as a greeting card in the “Missing You” category.
Painted in soft pastels on sanded pastel paper.

I am an artist working in oils and pastels as well as photography. My subject matter is mainly portraiture and figures. I have been painting for many years and have won awards for my paintings including a first place award in the Pastel Journal Magazine’s Pastel 100 competition and first place in the Richeson 75 competition.
I am married with two grown children and reside in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Comments

  • Richard  Willett
    Richard Willettover 6 years ago

    Very nice, Im a pastel painter myself and have an idea of how hard that would have been to paint. Well done.

  • Thank you, widged! I look forward to seeing your pastels!

    – Jean Hildebrant

  • Lee Wilde
    Lee Wildeover 6 years ago

  • Lee, thank you so much for the honor of being featured in the 1 on 1: Fine Art of Portraiture group! I appreciate it very much!

    – Jean Hildebrant

  • Mariann Kovats
    Mariann Kovatsover 6 years ago

    Congratulations Jean for the being featured, but also for the first place in the Pastel Journal Magazin. Gorgeous work!

  • Thank you so much, Mariann! It was a pleasant surprise this morning!

    – Jean Hildebrant

  • Hidemi Tada
    Hidemi Tadaover 6 years ago

    i have no ward to write here. this is too much wonderful to comment. i love this picture since you uploarded this in fine art america. really gougeous pastel work!

  • Hidemi, I am honored that you would write such a comment and remember this painting from there! Thank you so very much!

    – Jean Hildebrant

  • Imber
    Imberover 6 years ago

    Lovely work!

  • Thank you, Imber!

    – Jean Hildebrant

  • Rachel Leigh
    Rachel Leighover 6 years ago

    Very beautiful! Very impressed!

  • Thanks so much, Rachel! I really enjoy your gallery! I need to come and browse some more.

    – Jean Hildebrant

  • Meagan Miller-McKeever
    Meagan Miller-...over 6 years ago

    This is a great image, I love the composition!

  • Thank you Meagan! I’m glad you like the composition! That is always a challenge!

    – Jean Hildebrant

  • Gene Praag
    Gene Praagover 6 years ago

    Absolutely beautifully done!!!

  • Thanks Gene!!! I’m way behind on this site! I need to go and see what you have been up to lately :-)

    – Jean Hildebrant

  • Tahnja
    Tahnjaover 6 years ago

    omg, absolutely astonishing work

  • Jean Hildebrant
    Jean Hildebrantover 6 years ago

    Thank you for the wonderful comment, Tahnja!

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