Peeling Back the Layers by Karen  Hull

30cm x 30 cm artwork, done with coloured pencils and pan pastels on a breadboard.

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

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  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Daralmost 4 years ago

    SO beautiful
    Dear Sis I m so ill I hav chicken pox

  • You poor baby Bobby – I do hope you feel much better soon!!! Adults do feel so very sick with the chicken pox – rest up my friend!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Dianne  Ilka
    Dianne Ilkaalmost 4 years ago

    So very clever! Well done

  • Thank you heaps Dianne – this one was a bit of a labour, because I had to sand it back halfway through and start again, but got there in the end :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Gary Fernandez
    Gary Fernandezalmost 4 years ago

    Absolutely brilliant work Karen, once again, and once again I’m not going to ask the nature of the peel of the bread board!

  • Ha ha Gary – you always make me smile – just a little secret – the peel of the breadboard is drawn on, not real, but the bread board is real, not drawn on – does that make sense? :))

    – Karen Hull

  • Elena Kolotusha
    Elena Kolotushaalmost 4 years ago

    Absolutely amazing! And hilarious! Don’t believe your eyes! :))

  • He He Elena – that’s just what I wanted people to think – maybe at first they think it is a straight forward still life, but hopefully they don’t turn away before they realise something is not quite right!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • drawing4art
    drawing4artalmost 4 years ago

    Just brilliant Karen, I so love these works of yours.

  • Thank you heaps Vic – can you tell I’m having fun, although this one took me over two weeks to finish, which is too long for my impatient soul, so hopefully they won’t all take that long!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • MoniqueGeurts
    MoniqueGeurtsalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful and funny! Great work!!

  • Thank you so much Monique and I hope this one put a smile on your face!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonalmost 4 years ago

    You are BRILLIANT – that is what you are!!!! In fact you are a GENIUS! This is absolutely wonderful and I am sure it will be featured everywhere. Love your work Karen.

  • OMG so many superlatives you are making me blush Lynda – you are way too generous, but bring it on anyway – thank you you darling lady!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • JacquiK
    JacquiKalmost 4 years ago

    This is fantastic Karen.

  • I’m so glad you like it Jacqui and thank you heaps!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Arie van der Wijst
    Arie van der W...almost 4 years ago

    Brilliant, clever, beautiful, funny……and all these words should have VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY in front of it! And it’s also amazing, surprising and gorgeous Karen!! =)
    How do you do it every time?

  • Well, you are Very, Very, Very, Very, Very, Very sweet Arie – thank you. I just ask the universe for inspiration and then these strange little ideas pop into my head – I must admit the whole time I was drawing this, I thought I really am going nuts!!! :))

    – Karen Hull

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanalmost 4 years ago

    I’m with Lynda Karen…absolutely Brilliant….detail is out of this world…as I look at my chopping board (exactly the same as yours) it looks rather dull and boring….great work my friend!

  • Aren’t you lovely Linda – thank you. I now have a new respect for breadboards LOL – I use to pass these ones in the Woollies aisles all the time and never gave them a second glance, but now I find I’m always checking out breadboards. Maybe your next project could be to give yours a makeover? :))

    – Karen Hull

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