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I haven’t painted in a while, but had the inspirational urge yesterday, the last day of my annual leave. So I played around with some old oil pastels that I’ve had in my drawer for years. Bopping to Janis Ian and this is what I came up with.


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  • Kenart
    Kenartabout 4 years ago

    You are a natural colourist Kathie. Excellent.

  • Oh wow, thanks so much Ken, much appreciated.

    – Kathie Nichols

  • Lensman2008
    Lensman2008about 4 years ago

    You and your ‘inspirational urges’!!

    This is truly ‘wild Africa’. Well done!!

  • Oh thankyou so much lensman, so glad you like it :)

    – Kathie Nichols

  • Deborah Milligan
    Deborah Milliganabout 4 years ago

    beautiful work kathie!

  • Thanks so much Deb, I can’t wait to do some more :)

    – Kathie Nichols

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous compositon of color and lines, it reminds me of a rainbow!

  • Hi Joanne, thanks so much, yes I was trying to think of a creative title that included rainbow, but nothing came to mind…lol!

    – Kathie Nichols

  • JustWatching
    JustWatchingabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful Kathie…

  • Hi Mark, so great to hear from you and thanks so much, so glad you like it :)

    – Kathie Nichols

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful work, Kathie!

  • Thanks AuntDot, I hope to do some more soon, I’m loving the pastels, especially when I get colours all over my hands, can’t resist using my fingers to blend :)

    – Kathie Nichols

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertabout 4 years ago

    OH this is Eye Candy for sure…Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!

  • Brian Dodd
    Brian Doddabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful Work!!

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonabout 4 years ago

    beautiful colours cathie, could you please add it to our group, contemporary pastel painters

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