Rembrandt soft pastels on strathmore pastel paper. Original is 11″ × 14″.


black, american, woman, women, elderly, brown, ethnic, pastels, afircan


  • Valerie Simms
    Valerie Simmsover 5 years ago

    I love this one. Great work on the hand I always find them hard :)

  • Thanks so much for the nice comment Valerie! You are a very talented artist, and I really love your pastel paintings- they are so lifelike :)

    – Paula Parker

  • nancy salamouny
    nancy salamounyover 5 years ago

    BETTY IS BREATHTKING….nice nice nice

  • Thank you Nancy:)

    – Paula Parker

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkerover 5 years ago

    so well done..excellent!

  • Thanks Catherine :)

    – Paula Parker

  • Lenora Brown
    Lenora Brownabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely exquisite work!

  • Thank you Lenora :)

    – Paula Parker

  • LTScribble
    LTScribbleabout 5 years ago

    really enjoying your gallery…i’m gonna have to get me some of this pastel paper :0)….lol…i like how it grabs the texture of the pastels…..i’ve only done two pastels so far….but i like like the medium….and looking at your work i like what u can accomplish with it :0)

  • * RoyAllenHunt *
    * RoyAllenHunt *about 4 years ago

  • Elaine Bawden
    Elaine Bawdenabout 4 years ago

    I love this ~ Elaine

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonabout 2 years ago

    July 15,2012 Awesome!

  • Bumchkin
    Bumchkinabout 2 years ago

    nice work :)

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