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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.

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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 SANDERSON
    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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