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Pastel Art of James Southworth


"Standing Tall"


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Digital photo from Lori's cool vase that holds flowers in test tubes. The base is a rustic looking metal holder. Jeff and Lori have a beautiful garden that is in bloom all year

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I blocked in darks with acrylic on crescent watercolor board. 

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I rapidly applied the colors of the major patterns with acrylic and then apply Art Spectrum clear ground to give the paper some tooth  

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I changed the colors a bit to give a split compliment color scheme; red-orange; blue-green to blue violet