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Soft pastels make me as giddy as a child with a new pack of Crayons. Far messier than Crayons, their tactile nature is a key part of what engages me about the medium. Coming to pastel from the world of watercolor, I was agog at the immediate gratification of pure, vibrant color. I still often underpaint with watercolor and allow some translucency to shimmer through the pastel. The technique works well with the subjects I’m attracted to: doors, windows, gates ~ tantalizing in their mysteries, possibilities, longing.

As a native Texan and an Arizona resident for 25 years, my sensibiliti...
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Burro Buddies Art Prints & Posters by Julia Patterson
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Burro Buddies
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