Created with pastel chalk pencils, graphite, and pen on smooth finish Strathmore Bristol 300 series paper.

6th Place in the FIERY REDHEADS challenge in the
1 on 1: The Fine Art of Portraiture Group

Thank you!


chalk, daydream, girl, lady, pastel, portrait, woman

I’m Nicole I. Hamilton, a self taught artist specializing in graphite, watercolor pencil and pastel chalk. I specialize in drawing portraits of people and animals from photographs, and I also create original works. I enjoy experimenting with photography and offer prints of my favorite photographs.

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  • Carlos Solorza
    Carlos Solorzaalmost 6 years ago

    beautiful eyes and lips.
    your very good, Nicole

  • Thanks so much, Carlos! I appreciate your kind words.

    – Nicole I Hamilton

  • schAlissa
    schAlissaalmost 6 years ago

    Really beautiful – I especially like how you executed the face: beautiful use of chalk and pastel :)

  • Nicole I Hamilton
    Nicole I Hamiltonalmost 6 years ago

    Thank you very much for the kind compliment, Alissa!

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezalmost 6 years ago

    what a beautiful work of art!!! how amazing to me.. I cannot draw a stick figure well.. and i do mean that:) truly a beauty here.

  • Thanks for your kind comment, Isa!

    – Nicole I Hamilton

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkeralmost 6 years ago

    great portrait! the eyes are incredible!

  • Thanks Solomon! Glad you enjoyed seeing her.

    – Nicole I Hamilton

  • Lee Wilde
    Lee Wildealmost 6 years ago

    Thank you for entering this portrait in our FIERY REDHEADS challenge, Nicole and congratulations on being voted in the TOP TEN!!

    1 on 1: The Fine Art of Portraiture

  • Thanks, Lee! :)

    – Nicole I Hamilton

  • artist4peace
    artist4peacealmost 6 years ago


  • Thank you so much!

    – Nicole I Hamilton

  • Rahul Kapoor
    Rahul Kapoorover 5 years ago

    This is really Beautiful.. Very well done

  • Thank you! This was one of my first attempts with pastel chalk, so it was a challenge.

    – Nicole I Hamilton

  • Rahul Kapoor
    Rahul Kapoorover 5 years ago

    And it has come out really well.. Definitely speaks volumes of your talent.. ;)

  • Desirée Glanville
    Desirée Glanvilleover 5 years ago

    beautiful expression! You are VERY talented!

  • Thank you – you really are very kind! :)

    – Nicole I Hamilton

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