I’ve started a new pastel, of an old subject matter (for me): pears. I wanted to see how this still life would work out using pastels. This in progress, but coming along. I’m finding I can get a finished product faster in pastels than in oils.
Here’s Chester sitting in front of the staging box I put together to control lighting of the still life.
The missing section was a bridge that was over the St. Vrain River and Greenway.
The only good thing about the recent Washington budget battle is that when Congress finally voted to end the shutdown, a bill to give Colorado 250 million dollars for flood repairs was added. Maybe Longmont will get the trail back sooner than I expected.