A blessing can be found wrapped inside of a challenge
As an award winning artist, I enjoy working with soft pastels and oils. Ground pastel pigment is the purest and most vibrant form of color. When a pastel painting is placed under glass it is quite robust, offering decades of pleasure. When mixed with other mediums it creates oil paint and water color. Painting with pastel yields a sensuous feeling that allows for simultaneously creating vibrancy and softness. Oils offer a satisfying saturation of color and suppleness unlike any other medium.
Creativity comes in many forms. I have a type of muscular dystrophy called Facioscapulohumeral Disease (FSHD) and have learned to paint with my left hand since losing dexterity in my right. You can often see me...