This gold paper is tough. Conté pastels don’t attach to the surface but scrape through the paint, revealing the gold underneath. 45 minutes. The reflection makes the image.
A close up of of Barry, You can see the scratches.I’d forgotten the dark grey, so I was mixing the green and red.
Mr Skellington was painted while we were setting up. The quick poses included holding the pastel on the end of a brush, in your hand like a claw and with the ‘wrong’ right hand.
This was a ten minute pose taking what ever was to hand. The colour choices were not thought of.
This ten minute pose was made using the style of Pointillism. Then I added some lines at the end.