Firefly by littlearty

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Dry pastel smudge on sketch book. What I love most about this technique is the multi coloured pastel dust left on me palms, hands, clothes, carpet… :)

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  • kazcook1972
    kazcook1972about 5 years ago

    Ooooh this is gorgeous!!! The colours are so delicious and the curving lines very pleasing to the eye!!!!

  • Hi Karen! Weeeee!!!! Thanks for you quick comment! hehehe… so happy you like it. :)

    – littlearty

  • Durham White
    Durham Whiteabout 5 years ago

    really intriguing piece here… the eyes really take you in… love the rest of the piece too… to me there’s a real balance between the comfort of everything surrounding the eyes, but a mystery to be revealed within them… :))

  • Awww… thanks. never thought of it that way though. I was trying to keep the face quite clear and sharp as focal points and the rest soft and dusty. I’m glad you enjoyed the contrast. haha :)

    – littlearty

  • MoonSpiral
    MoonSpiralabout 5 years ago

    This is beautiful, love the whole composition! And I know all about the pastel dust. I usually walk around with big smears of it on my face that of course nobody points out to me ;)

  • LOLz, I forgot the smears on the face. not a good look when you use lots of black. people think you’ve just cleaned the chimney :P

    – littlearty

  • Tine  Wiggens
    Tine Wiggensabout 5 years ago

    This is such a delight! Beautiful!!!! Reminds me of Klimt ;)

  • Klimt is my fav. artist. did a study of his work ’"Kiss": awhile back too. :)

    – littlearty

  • Syd Baker
    Syd Bakerabout 5 years ago

    OK, this one is my favorite, love your comment too, reminds me of art school, you could tell who majored in what because they usually were wearing it!

  • haha, how true… :)

    – littlearty

  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosabout 5 years ago

    Yes… sensuality there…
    warm and airy.
    Such strength in colour and forms.
    I love it…for it is full of flesh and sensibility,
    it creates an image of water, but of sand…
    they are prefectly compatible…
    specially in the sea.

  • Love your comments Rosa. Your writing is so divine…. music to me ears.

    – littlearty

    JUSTARTabout 5 years ago


  • Thanks Justart!

    – littlearty

  • nancy salamouny
    nancy salamounyabout 5 years ago

    great piece, so elegant and almost musical

  • Glad u like it Nancy!

    – littlearty

  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonabout 5 years ago

    very beautiful, wen… : )

  • Hello Mimi! Thanks fr dropping by. Love ur girls too. :)

    – littlearty

  • stephanie allison
    stephanie allisonabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you!

    – littlearty

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