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A Mother and Her Two Daughters
This triple portrait was commissioned by the husband of the wife, and father of the two daughters. It was to be a Christmas present for his wife. I only had one photo to work from, so it wasn’t the easiest portrait to do. However, his wife must have like it, as years later, when [...]
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Chefs in the Kitchen, Poderi Crisci, Waiheke
This pastel painting is of the chefs working in the kitchen at Poderi Crisci restaurant on Waiheke Island. I used Nu-Pastels, and the painting was exhibited in the PANZ Exhibition in Morrinsville. Chefs in the Kitchen, Poderi Crisci, Waiheke Pastel on paper Return to Portraits
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Portrait of Thomas
This portrait of Thomas was commissioned by his mother Anne, not long after Thomas died of heart failure. He was a good friend of our son Michael. I used French Conte Pastels. The painting was gifted to Thomas’s mother, Anne. Portrait of Thomas Pastel on paper GIFTED Return to Portraits
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Portrait of Clemens and Tristan
This double portrait of Clemens and Tristan and was exhibited at the Northart Members’ Exhibition. I used the French Conte pastels. It was commissioned by their parents Sylvia and Peter. Portrait of Clemens and Tristan Pastel on paper SOLD Return to Portraits
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Portrait of Clemens and Tristan
This double portrait of Clemens and Tristan and was exhibited at the Northart Members’ Exhibition. I used the French Conte pastels. It was commissioned by their parents Sylvia and Peter. Portrait of Clemens and Tristan Pastel on paper SOLD Return to Portraits
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Performers From Tuvalu at Pasifika
This pastel painting is of two girls from the Tuvalu Islands, performing one of their dances at Pasifika. I used Art Spectrum pastels, and it was exhibited at the Pastel Exhibition at the Mairangi Arts Centre. Performers From Tuvalu at Pasifika Pastel on paper SOLD Return to Portraits
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The Italian Market
This pastel painting is of the Italian Market, with my Italian teacher Martina and her husband in the background. I used Unison pastels, and the painting was gifted to Martina. The Italian Market Pastel on paper GIFTED Return to Portraits
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Four Friends at La Cigale in Parnell
This pastel painting is of four friends at a table at the restaurant at La Cigale, the French Market in Parnell. I used Art Spectrum pastels, and it was exhibited at the Members’ Exhibition at the Mairangi Arts Centre. Four Friends at La Cigale in Parnell Pastel on paper Return to Portraits
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Life Drawing Portrait Two
This portrait of the model was done in a life drawing class with Art Spectrum pastels on pastel paper. Life Drawing Portrait Two Pastel on paper Return to Portraits
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Life Drawing Portrait of Laila, Two
This second portrait of the model Laila, was done in a life drawing class with Art Spectrum pastels on blue pastel paper. Life Drawing Portrait of Laila, Two Pastel on paper Return to Portraits
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