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Still Life with Plums by Martha Mitchell
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Oil pastel, approx 35 × 45 cm

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plums, still life, oil pastel, colour

I am an artist living in Whangarei, New Zealand. I love figurative paintings, portraiture and bold colour.

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  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful color and technique!

  • Thank you, Cindy, I enjoyed trying out a new medium and technique.

    – Martha Mitchell

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsalmost 2 years ago

    The one medium that I truly struggle with Martha. This is very well done, oil pastels really do give off such a rich colour and you have used them so effectively.

  • Thanks, Jim. I last used oil pastels back at school but I attended a one day workshop and that got me trying something new. I used black paper and I think that also enhanced the brightness of the colours. I only had a small box of oil pastels so I used the cross hatching to “mix” the colours. I enjoyed it and might try it again.

    – Martha Mitchell

  • Gabriella Nilsson
    Gabriella Nilssonalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful work!:)

  • Thank you, Gabriella!

    – Martha Mitchell

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