8×11 inches, done with soft, hard and pan pastels and a hint of coloured pencils on wood.


karen hull, pan pastels, pastel, portraiture, daisy, pink, little girl, wood

Full time artist and illustrator, specialising in realistic images in a range of mediums, but particularly favouring coloured pencils.

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  • Nikonuser
    Nikonuserover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous Karen, an instant favourite.

  • Thank you heaps Nikonuser – I always appreciate your lovely comments!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Elizarose
    Elizaroseover 3 years ago

    wow! look at her expression! beautiful :)

  • Thank you so much Elizarose – in the reference photo she is actually frowning, so I wanted to soften her expression a little, hopefully that worked :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Dianne  Ilka
    Dianne Ilkaover 3 years ago

    Beautiful! Do these have to be put behind glass like normal pastels or sealed with anything! Just curious :)

  • Actually Dianne, I spray three coats of fixative, followed but three coats of satin varnish, which does cause a little sinking and dulling of colour, but so long as the skin tones stay fairly true, I’m not too worried.

    – Karen Hull

  • Peter Lawton
    Peter Lawtonover 3 years ago

    Fantastic Karen. Beautiful work with the pastels.

  • Thank you so very much for your wonderful feedback Peter – much appreciated!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Arie van der Wijst
    Arie van der W...over 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Karen, I love the little pinky sticking out like that. It’s a nice detail and suits the pink in the rest of the artwork perfectly. ;-)

  • For some reason Arie I knew you would notice the pinky – you are always so observant and thank you for your lovely comments!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Michele Filoscia
    Michele Filosciaover 3 years ago

    WOW, Karen. This work is of great delicacy.

  • Thank you Michele – that’s just the look I was hoping to convey!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Chelei
  • Chelei – thank you so much for the feature – what a thrill!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonover 3 years ago

    how delicate!

  • What a lovely comment – thank you Maria!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuover 3 years ago


    YOU have been FEATURED

  • Such an honour to be featured with all those beautiful artworks – thank you so very much!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Michelle *
    Michelle *over 3 years ago

    This is simply gorgeous

  • I’m so glad you like it Michelle and thank you for stopping by!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

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