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A4 size, soft pastels on Canson TEX paper

On the rocks at Caloundra.
Second commissioned piece for and old school friend for her husband’s 40th birthday.
This one has certainly been a challenge for me but proud of the end result :)

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dianne ilka, pastel, fishing, beach, rocks, caloundra, fun, surf, waves, water, seascape

Comments

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsabout 2 years ago

    Fabulous work Dianne, he’ll just love it :))

  • Thanks Kathie! The two of these have been quite a challenge for me as I have always been scared of painting water.

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful work, has a very fresh, unfussed with feel to it and really captures the scene well.

  • Thankyou so much Cindy! You put a huge smile on my face

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 2 years ago

    And justly so Dianne, this is absolutely great! Well done, congratulations!

  • Thanks so much Maree. Off to deliver it this afternoon :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Terri Maddock
    Terri Maddockabout 2 years ago

    Congrats for the feature Dianne!

  • Thankyou so much Terri!

    – Dianne Ilka

  • MrDavid
    MrDavidabout 2 years ago

    excellent piece of art , great balance to it

  • Thanks! I really appreciate it :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Kashmere1646
    Kashmere1646about 2 years ago

    Struggle is always the salt in anyone’s soup, and I like the end result too.

  • Thankyou! I totally agree :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • GEORGE SANDERSON
    GEORGE SANDERSONabout 2 years ago

    *Congratulations! Your beautiful work has been featured in the Realistic Paintings about Water group
    17th March 2012

  • Thankyou so much!

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Tash  Luedi Art
    Tash Luedi Artabout 2 years ago

    Wow! Beautiful job.

  • Thanks :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Jaana Day
    Jaana Dayabout 2 years ago

    Well done Dianne! Love the colours in the water, the texture of the rocks, and the figures look like they are almost moving!

  • Thanks Jaana! There were quite a few colours in there :) Think I might be finally getting over my fear of painting water :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciabout 2 years ago


    MARCH 22nd, 2012
    See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges
    Mary

  • Thanks so much Mary

    – Dianne Ilka

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