Oil Pastel Painting Mum and Baby Ghost Portrait

Mum and Baby Ghost Portrait

Today I would like to share with you my painting of a Mum and Baby Ghost Portrait that I did for Halloween.

I would be happier with this cute portrait but I was shot down by my wife and children saying that it looks more like the Japanese Teru Teru Bozu (Balls) that young children hang in the rainy season to ask for good weather.

In its creation, I used a lot of blacks and when it came to blending I found it very difficult to blend the black into the white. The eyes for the baby ghost didn’t stay rounded as much as I liked and I had to put a lot of white into the shadows to create a smokey background.

I hope you enjoy watching my time-lapsed recording of my Oil Pastel Mum and Baby Ghost Portrait painting.

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Oil Pastel Paint Scary Halloween

Oil Pastel Scary Halloween

To start off the Halloween festivities I created a Scary Halloween scene.

I wanted a painting with a rotting Jack-o-lantern, breathing smoke out of its mouth across the canva to give it a real evil effect for Halloween.

I did have trouble blending the smoke to create floating breath as I ended up blending in many colours to make it realistic.

I hope you enjoy watching my time-lapsed recording of my Oil Pastel Painting Scary Halloween.

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Oil Pastel Painting Fire in the Mountains

Oil Pastel Fire in the Mountains

Hello everyone, and welcome to another post. Today I would like to share with you an oil pastel painting I did on the everpresent forest and wildfires that are raging in the world due to climate change.

The oil pastel painting I did was of a photo I saw of a wildfire in California at night. I found this piece very difficult to captor the raging fire in a mountain with a dark solute of cabin or lodge as if standing on a rise looking down at the devastation.

I hope you enjoy watching my time-lapsed recording of my Oil Pastel Painting of a Fire in the Mountains.

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