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Pastel on Colourfix Sanded Paper – (Burgundy) – 70cm x 50cm

This is a commission I received via RedBubble from another RB member – Ken Tregoning and his lovely wife Diana. They wanted something similar to “Why I Live Where I Live”, so I went to the same spot in the bush where I painted that one from, so it would be ‘similar’ but ’different!!!I I delivered the finished work yesterday (30/5/2010) and it was the first time I had met Ken. I was trembling in my boots a bit, hoping that he would be happy with the outcome – and (sigh of relief!!!) he was!

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I am a pastel artist living in country Victoria, Australia. My subjects vary, ranging from landscapes, portraiture, animal studies, figurative, life drawing, still life and I find the challenge of painting water particularly enjoyable.

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Comments

  • Paul Starkey
    Paul Starkeyabout 4 years ago

    OMG!! This is lovely!! The freshness of this is really breathtaking!! Fantastic work!

  • Thank you so much Paul! I am a bit annoyed that the colours in the photo look different from the painting, but I can’t do much about it!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Angiel7
    Angiel7about 4 years ago

    Oh how beautiful, this takes me back to my parents property I grew up on…One picture and I’m home…thankyou Lynda :) Ange

  • How lovely that this takes you home! What a lovely comment Angie. Thank you so much!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Mrswillow
    Mrswillowabout 4 years ago

    Lynda, this is really beautiful! I would imagine that the Tregonings will always be happy with this wonderful slice of the Australian bush…and such a beautiful light!

  • Thank you very much Sandra. I enjoyed doing this one very much, and was pleased that Ken & Diana gave it the thumbs up!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Barbara Applegate
    Barbara Applegateabout 4 years ago

    This is gorgeous you should never have worried.

  • I ALWAYS worry about commissions! Thanks for a great comment Barb.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • rightasrain
    rightasrainabout 4 years ago

    How could they not love that! No trembling allowed. It’s gorgeous and I’m so happy for you, Lynda x

  • Thanks for your lovely comment Hillie. I have stopped trembling!!!!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallabout 4 years ago

    Very beautiful!! I would also be happy!!!

  • Thank you very much Elizabeth. I appreciate your constant support!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Ken Tregoning
    Ken Tregoningabout 4 years ago

    My Dearest friend Lynda, you have captured our hearts with your work it is so fantastic, We are so glad that I asked you to do it for me, By the way! I was unshure that you would do it for me, but I am so, so glad that you did, Lyn you are a true Artist of emense talent, Hugs and Thank you it’s just like you Beautiful.

  • BIG SMILES Ken! Thank you for this fantastic comment! You are very kind to me.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Meg Hart
    Meg Hartabout 4 years ago

    Well of course he was happy…how could he not be.?!!…It is a beautiful painting, full of mystical atmosphere….love it Lynda..!!

  • Thank you so much Meg.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 4 years ago

    no need to worry over this it is so beautiful, well done Lynda it is a wonderful spot !LIZ

  • Thank you Liz. You are right – it is a wonderful spot, and it changes all the time depending on the time of day and time of year.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Edzie
    Edzieabout 4 years ago

    Fabulous Lynda….(you AND your art !! :D)
    A wonderful capture! Well done!

  • Thank you very much Wayne. I appreciate your constant support! XO

    – Lynda Robinson

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