This is an oil pastel drawing I’ve drawn based on <a href=" “worm’s eye view” photo of a Porsche 944</a> taken by putting the camera directly onto the pavement.

The oil pastel colouring took a little less than two weeks, but I spent more time than usual on the pencil “skeleton” so that the final drawing would be a little more accurate than my previous oil pastels. I think the extra pencil time was worth it, as the final result looks a bit more “three dimensional” than my previous works, though that also has to do with the unusual low-angle perspective from the original photo.

The tires were a weakness in the previous oil pastel drawings, so I’m pleased with how “solid” they look in this shot, even if they’re not completely perfect.

The yellow-grey stuff in the foreground is supposed to be the parking lot pavement.

This is the first drawing that I’ve finished since <a href=" oil pastel drawing of a Ferrari Mondial</a> that I completed on New Year’s Day. I started a few more drawings, but I was demotivated because I tried to get a local gallery interested in my work but they never even e-mailed me back to say they hated it. I’m over that mini-depression now, and I hope to be creating art again at a more regular pace this summer


  • Phyllis Dixon
    Phyllis Dixonover 4 years ago

    this is a tough medium and you have done a wonderful job with it.

  • Niki Hilsabeck
    Niki Hilsabeckabout 4 years ago

  • WILT
    WILTabout 4 years ago

    very good

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