Greetings! Oh Happy Day!
If you are new to painting in pastels or would like to get started, I just launched my first teaching video which covers materials for painting in pastel. These videos can be seen on YouTube under Tracy Haines Fine Art.
(In the last post I wrote out materials that were discussed in the video for your convenience. )
Fresh off the easel:
I love the attitude in this little guy! Just look at his body posture. Cardinals, especially, seem to convey attitude in the way they hold themselves and stare you down. This one is a 6x6 oil on Ampersand Gessobord and is mounted on a black 8 1/2x 10 1/2 plaque, as shown. It's ready to hang.