How did you find me? Please let me know what info I could provide to bestI just watched a movie called "The Peaceful Warrior" where a main character's mission was "to serve" and found her inquiry interesting. Melissa, I am not sure but I am trying to expand my territory and if you know reputable galleries that would be a good fit with my artwork I would appreciate your recommendation.
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This is a beautiful pastel. How long have you been working with them? What made
you choose them over other mediums?
I began working with pastels out of necessity. Oil paint, my learned medium, was just too hazardous for me to use regularly in the house with my children. Pastels enabled me the freedom to stop and start with no brushes, turpentine or drying to consider. The medium also suits my impatience as it is direct and available instantaneously.
It wasn't until an interview by Kalene McCort where she brought forth memories of me sitting under a tree using chalk on a huge black board my parents had gotten from a closed down old school, that I remembered even using a pastel like medium. Pastel is not chalk. Chalk is limestone. Pastel is the purest pigment an artist can use. It is mixed with fillers and gum to make soft and hard sticks.