Sense of Place

Sense of Place | soft pastel | 2019 | 16.5 h x 13 w

“People aren’t interested in blueprints; they want to sense 
the painter’s involvement and pleasure in the subject…
Paint a sense of place."
— Paul Strisik

Thanks to my very patient friend Mary for posing at the top of the Hancock parking garage while the security guards monitored us.

Pastels used: Mount Vision, Girault, Faber-Castell Pitt pastel pencils, and Gioconda pastel pencils. White Canson Mi Tiente paper 400 grit.

Art Preservation Institute 2022 Curator’s Juried Art Competition, April 1 – May 31 2022

Richeson75 Figure/Portrait International Art Competition 2019 Meritorious entry