'Work in progress' - Pastel landscape



Pastel - stage 1
Pastel - stage 1

Roughing in the composition

Pastel - stage 2
Pastel - stage 2

Rubbing and smoothing the background colour - to produce a thin coating of pastel over the whole surface on which to build.

Pastel - stage 3
Pastel - stage 3

Establishing mid - dark tones

Pastel - stage 4
Pastel - stage 4

Building up detail, refining the drawing.

Pastel - stage 5
Pastel - stage 5

More detail and darker tones.

Pastel - stage 6
Pastel - stage 6

Finished.

Pastel - stage 7 - finished picture
Finished picture

Finished and image trimmed. They always look better with a mount and frame!




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