Fun on the rocks by Dianne  Ilka

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 :)

Thankyou so much for stopping by and taking the time to look at my artwork!
A lot of my original artwork displayed on here is also available for sale. Please feel free to send me a message for more details.

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  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsabout 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 years ago

    Congrats for the feature Dianne!

  • Thankyou so much Terri!

    – Dianne Ilka

  • MrDavid
    MrDavidabout 3 years ago

    excellent piece of art , great balance to it

  • Thanks! I really appreciate it :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Kashmere1646
    Kashmere1646about 3 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 SANDERSONabout 3 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 3 years ago

    Wow! Beautiful job.

  • Thanks :)

    – Dianne Ilka

  • Jaana Day
    Jaana Dayabout 3 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 3 years ago

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

  • Thanks so much Mary

    – Dianne Ilka

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