A lone stand up paddle boarder on the canal this morning

miniature pastel and pastel pencil on paper 10cm x 10cm

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Working in traditional mediums,pastels,oil,ceramics.Using these mediums I seek to express my surroundings by weaving a tapestry of colours through my work and seeking the abstract within.

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  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 3 years ago

    I love the patterns in the water and the colours are great! Beautiful work as usual from you Maria.

  • thankyou Lynda, always lovely to here from you, I had a small window of opportunity to get the figure in always hair raising, but it seems to have worked..

    – maria paterson

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 3 years ago

    Wonderful piece wahini….everything about this is spot on.

  • thankyou, Im glad it seems right, I know that I got those legs slightly off, but its a painting right!

    – maria paterson

    GEORGE SANDERSONover 3 years ago

    Lovely work Maria, I love the water !

  • thanks George, the more I paint it the better I get familiar with this waterway and its colours and patterns..

    – maria paterson

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 3 years ago

    Lovely miniature pastel! I love the reflections and the water!

  • thankyou angie, im starting to get familiar with them, everyday they are different

    – maria paterson

  • hillart
    hillartover 3 years ago

    Its hard to pick an art work from youre portfolio that I enjoy the best, I picked this little one, a very small pastel, so beautiful…..

  • HI Geoff, thankyou for you lovely comments, im so glad you like it, Ive been challenging myself lately with these smaller works!

    – maria paterson

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 3 years ago

    Congratulations! This work is featured in the Realist Paintings about Water group – 9th May 2011

  • thats wonderful Lynda, thanks so much

    – maria paterson

  • Elizabeth Bravo
    Elizabeth Bravoover 3 years ago

    This is gorgeous….I love your water and light as it dances on the surface…..

  • thankyou so much, its such a magical spot that I am doing every Monday while I look after my dad.

    – maria paterson

  • Paddleboarding
    Paddleboardingover 3 years ago

    Come share with our paddle boarding community.


  • Karen  Hull
    Karen Hullover 3 years ago

    Congratulations!!! Love this Miniature artwork!!! :)

  • thankyou so much Karen(:

    – maria paterson

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 3 years ago

    Back to say Congrats on your feature! :)

  • HI Angie, thankyou :)

    – maria paterson

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