oil pastel on paper
12" x 16"
Another holiday commission to share! The family ranch in Texas, painted from their photograph (see below).
I took out some of the smaller details, like the pool railing and table to keep it simple. I liked the colors that came out in the final painting. The loose quality in the trees is my favorite part of the painting. See the progression from a pastel sketch, to alcohol wash, to the oil pastel:
Thank you for reading!