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Down the Hill (pastel) by Niki Hilsabeck

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9 × 12 Chalk pastel and water on flat canvas

Painting created using pastel sticks dipped in water and applied directly to canvas, then layered with dry pastel for effect

Inspired by a view of a path down our property and named by my daughter, who wanted to know if I was painting a picture of “down the hill.”

Visit my blog to read more about my creative journey or my website to see additional works for sale.

Niki Hilsabeck is an artist from Fallbrook, whose art is mostly inspired by her impressionistic view of life in Southern California.

Niki paints from her own photo references or plein air, and usually leaves a trail of pastel or acrylic behind her.

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  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonalmost 2 years ago

    Oh YES! I love this Niki! The colours are great and it has a strong impressionistic feel.

  • Thank you so much Lynda!

    – Niki Hilsabeck

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonalmost 2 years ago

    Your work is featured in the Landscape Painting group.

    Please visit the FEATURE PAGE for 9th February 2013 to leave/receive comments.

  • Thanks for the feature Lynda!

    – Niki Hilsabeck

  • Susan Duffey
    Susan Duffeyalmost 2 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous, Niki – love how the lively foreground with the deft strokes blends into the soft background.

  • Thanks for the wonderful comment Susan!

    – Niki Hilsabeck

  • Vitta
    Vittaalmost 2 years ago

  • Wow, thank you so much Vitta!

    – Niki Hilsabeck

  • Elaine Teague
    Elaine Teaguealmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you for the feature Elaine!

    – Niki Hilsabeck

  • Qnita
    Qnitaalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations! Please participate in this forum:
    Features and some group news – 2013/03/02
    New challenges is launched, and two new forums for the group.
    Remember you can enter this feature to our monthly Featured works challenge.

  • Thanks for the feature Qnita!

    – Niki Hilsabeck

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