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Pastel on Colourfix Paper (grey)

Found this one in the archives! It was just a smudgy study of some Hereford cattle who were obliging enough to stand relatively still!

Featured in Contemporary Pastel Painters – June 2011
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lynda robinson, pastel, hereford, cattle

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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  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 3 years ago

    What a fantastic work of art Lynda. I like how you’ve got the whole scene in similar tones to the cows and the same kind of bands. Awesome.

  • What a fabulous comment Don! It was very messy and scribbly really! I did it during a camping trip when I came across these very quiet cattle, so I got the pastels to work using only a few (probably 8 or 10) sticks of colour.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful study, love the way you use color!

  • Thanks heaps Cindy. I love the way YOU use colour too! As I said to Don (above) this was just a bit of scribbling and smudging, and never intended as a finished work, but I DID put it in a frame and someone actually bought it!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Mrswillow
    Mrswillowabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Lynda! I agree with Cindy!

  • Hello there Sandra. Did this when Pete and I went on that trip to the Howqua a few years ago. They were very quiet cattle and wandered around our campsite the whole time we were there.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 3 years ago

    Absolutely beautifully done Lynda, smudgy or not!

  • Thank you so much Maree!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • adgray
    adgrayabout 3 years ago

    COW! ……. ☼Ü☼

    Of course it was snapped up It’s a Linda Robinson!
    Anyway if this was just a bit of a scribble no wonder you win such acclaim when you concentrate!
    Awesome lady! Instant fave! ☼Ü☼
    Chookas! ♥☼Ü☼♥

    (PS – and no I’m not going to attempt to draw it too! lol) {{{{waving!!}}}} ♥Ü♥

  • HA HA! You are making me smile so much today!!!! {{{{{{ waving back}}}}}

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Trudi's Images
    Trudi's Imagesabout 3 years ago

    Lovely work Lynda

  • Thanks for the great comment.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellabout 3 years ago

    Absolutely wonderful work Lynda x

  • OOOOh Irene! You have changed your avatar you glamorous blonde bombshell you! Thanks for the fabulous comment!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Dayonda
    Dayondaabout 3 years ago
  • Thanks for the lovely comment Dayonda. Thanks also for the suggestions, but I don’t think this really fits the Islands of the World group, and I think the other group is more geared towards photos.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Gabrielle  Hope
    Gabrielle Hopeabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful work Lynda.

  • Thank you so much Gabrielle.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Karen  Hull
    Karen Hullabout 3 years ago

    I knew straight away this was your beautiful painting – how I do love your distinctive style and gorgeous use of colour – so free and a joy to view!!! xx

  • Thank you me dear friend Karen! You make my day with comments like this!

    – Lynda Robinson

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