My first attempt at using pastels – very different to handle after pen and ink!
The birds are African Grey Parrots.


  • Sensiworld
    Sensiworldalmost 6 years ago

    Lovely work !

  • Thanks Sylvia – hopefully I’ll improve – this is my first attempt using pastels.

    – Mike Paget

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellalmost 6 years ago

    Lovely work Mike , very sweet.

  • Thanks Irene!

    – Mike Paget

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromalmost 6 years ago

    Your a natural! Awesome!

  • Lol – flattery will get you everywhere Susan! Thank you!

    – Mike Paget

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromalmost 6 years ago

    LOL…wish you were closer, you could take part in my Pastel class that just started a few days ago!

  • Yes that would be fun!

    – Mike Paget

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanalmost 6 years ago

    what a fabulous first attempt Mike…which reminds me I must give one a try as I keep saying I am going to….but can’t see my first attempt looking as great as yours..this is gorgeous

  • Thanks Linda – give it a go but get the special pastel card to work on – makes it easier

    – Mike Paget

  • janeymac
    janeymacalmost 6 years ago

    beautiful work and card

  • Thank you Jane!

    – Mike Paget

  • Kim Bender
    Kim Benderalmost 6 years ago

    Very well done!! :))

  • Thanks very much Kim!

    – Mike Paget

  • LynnH64
    LynnH64almost 6 years ago

    How sweet! Lovely, lovely work, Mike!!

  • Thanks Lynn!

    – Mike Paget

  • drawing4art
    drawing4artalmost 6 years ago

    What a fun piece, I like it alot and seeing this is your first go with Pastels, very well done.

  • Thanks again – I’ve a long way to go to catch up with you!

    – Mike Paget

  • DonnaProctor
    DonnaProctoralmost 6 years ago

    I’m owned by an African Grey and really appreciate this adorably sweet artwork! Very fine indeed and off to my favs. :)

  • Thank you Donna! Original is still available on EBay for one more day! Lol

    – Mike Paget

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