Pastel on paper
10cm x 10cm
Original Sold

featured in Northern rivers artists

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Interpretation of Michel Verhoef’s photograph Tango-the glance

as part of solo exhibition sojie 12 workshop

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Thankyou Michel for kind permission to interpret your work..

see work in progress

August 2011 Juried Invitational Exhibition

Collaborative Connection
3rd Place – SoJie 12
August 2011


tango, michel verhoef, pastel, miniature, interpretation, traditional artist, maria paterson

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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  • AsEyeSee
    AsEyeSeeabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful tones and highlights. The detail is wonderful, Maria. Congratulations to you and Michel on this outstanding pairing of talents!

  • thankyou, I really enjoyed michels composition in this lovely image.

    – maria paterson

  • Sue Nichol
    Sue Nicholabout 3 years ago

    This is so good, Maria, what a wonderful sensitive translation, love it!

  • thankyou very much sue

    – maria paterson

  • Tahnja
    Tahnjaabout 3 years ago

    absolutely gorgeous….fantastic work Maria

  • thanks tahnja, ive had an enjoyable drawing week!

    – maria paterson

  • Farfarm
    Farfarmabout 3 years ago

    Great RESULT Maria…happy you done so well !! :))

  • thankyou Michel, it was a great composition to work with, I hope your exhibition is going well, ive put a link on my blog for you, thanks again it was a pleasure.

    – maria paterson

  • paulramnora
    paulramnoraabout 3 years ago

    GREAT! ;-)

  • thankyou paul

    – maria paterson

  • Subhrajit Datta
    Subhrajit Dattaabout 3 years ago

    Wow!! Its gorgeous!!

  • thankyou very much

    – maria paterson

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreabout 3 years ago

    A masterful work in pastel, Maria. So beautiful. I love the sensitive face of the male partner in this work. His feelings fill the painting. Your color brings the right touch of warmth to the dramatic scene.

  • thankyou frannie, im so glad you felt that

    – maria paterson

  • billyboy
    billyboyabout 3 years ago

    Beautifully expressive, as much in your selection of tones as in your beautifully emotive style.
    Wonderful interpretation of Michel`s excellent monochrome.
    A priceless contribution to Sojie12 :-))

  • thankyou billy, i appreciate your lovely comments

    – maria paterson

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsabout 3 years ago

    Totally awesome Maria… it…a fabulous translation :))

  • so glad kathie, thankyou

    – maria paterson

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelabout 3 years ago

    Very nice!

  • thanks very much cindy

    – maria paterson

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