About Me

Murrieta, CA, United States
Hi! Welcome to my blog. I am a mixed media artist who lives in Murrieta, California. I work in acrylics, watercolor, pastel, charcoal and other water and drawing media. My main subjects are abstracts, abstract landscapes, florals and gardens, equine abstracts and dog portraits. I love to use color! I try to incorporate the three C's in all of my work - color, contrast and composition! Most of these paintings are for sale. Please check with me for availability and prices if not posted. Contact me at: carol.engles@gmail.com carolenglesart.blogspot.com or carolengles.artspan.com Art copyrighted 2008-2018

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Blue Blocks Two

8x11 watercolor with pastel. I did this is in a smudgy style without the stronger line that I have been doing lately. Pastels allow both techniques. Sometimes I lay the pastel on top of the paper and other times I rub it in and blend it into the watercolor. I also wet the pastel and that gives it almost a paint like quality.

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