8.5X11 Pen & Ink with Pastels on #140 Strathmore Water Color Paper: The sun finally came out today in Malibu and El Matador Beach was full of artist trying to capture the rare wild flowers brought out by all these rains.


california, malibu, el matador, beach, sea, ocean, pacific, cliffs, wild, flowers

I am semi retired and love to travel with my 9X12 #140 Strathmore pad, my Sharpie Ultra Fine ink pen and five or six sticks of pastels or acrylics to color in my “finds” Sometimes I get real lucky and my wife Dawn will take some pictures I can use later. I seem to always be able to give some kind of sketch to my subjects or those bystanders who desperately want to give me some advice.

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  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 3 years ago

    Totally in love with the pen and ink and pastel, Randy. This has so much charm to it, as if it was plein air, also.

  • Thanks for all your support Fran, and for all the things you do for us at RB!

    – Randy Sprout

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 3 years ago

    Wonderful work Randy!

  • Thank you very much Barbara.

    – Randy Sprout

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonover 3 years ago

    randy, this is so good! you are producing some masterful pieces with you technique

  • Thank you very much maria.

    – Randy Sprout

    GEORGE SANDERSONover 3 years ago

    Another masterpiece Randy
    I love your technique it creates a very lifelike effect !

  • Thank you very much George.

    – Randy Sprout

  • Julie-Ann Vellios
    Julie-Ann Velliosover 3 years ago

    this is wonderful…love it

  • Thank you very much Julie.

    – Randy Sprout

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 3 years ago

    bravo !
    my best, your host (francis).

  • Thank you very much!

    – Randy Sprout

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 3 years ago

    your vote is needed here !!!
    thank you !
    my best, your host (francis).

  • Thank you very much artisandelimage.

    – Randy Sprout

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 3 years ago

    April 5, 2011

  • Thank you very much Teresa.

    – Randy Sprout

  • Hidemi Tada
    Hidemi Tadaover 3 years ago

    wow, this is a marverous!!! incredible details!!!!

  • Thank you very much Hidemi.

    – Randy Sprout

  • maggie326
    maggie326over 3 years ago

    Ohhh I love this one a lot Randy Beautiful Image and work

  • Thank you very much Maggie.

    – Randy Sprout

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