These are some magnificent pastels works of art by Richard at Artkleko’s weblog entitled Southern Midlands.
Earlier in the week I completed a series of 5 pastel paintings featuring aspects of Tasmania’s Southern Midlands. This was my first serious foray in pastels for a very long time, but after 10 days’ work I had reached my goal. I wouldn’t call them brilliant by any means, but I enjoyed the experience and used my time to see what I knew and after an evaluation, what I needed to work on.
I am however, pleased with what I’ve achieved and now I have embarked on a direction that is different, but one that I hope will produce something of note. (I’m currently working on a series of semi-abstracts, beginning with subjects from my recent time in Central Australia. I aim to post an update next week.)
The Southern Midlands area of Tasmania is more often dry than not. It can be a very dusty area, with little pasture…
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