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  • Transformation! - Master Pastellist Penny Gilbert-Ng continued the transformation of the underwash horror subject! into a captivating portrait of a handsome, compassionate young man. This process was handled so deftly, with such a light touch, that it was a revelation to see his image emerge. Thank you Penny, for a magic day, where we learned so much […]
  • More Magic with Master Pastellist Penny - Penny continued with the watercolour underwashes, strengthening the tones and providing the bones for the portrait, pun intended! The “monster” of underwashes was tamed by Penny’s remarkable touches with pastels. So light, so delicately applied! It was a revelation to this avowed non-Pastellist! More images to follow. Sent from my iPad
  • Pastel Perfection with Penny! - Penny continued her magic classes with The Coochie Group today, starting with her drawing, followed by the watercolour background. The subject appeared scarily appropriate to a horror movie, until Penny started her pastel magic. Amazing how the subject was pulled out of the watercolour undercoat! Fabulous stuff and such an enjoyable, fun day. Sent from […]
  • Hot Times on a Cold, Cold Day! - A few hardy members of the Coochie Art Group braved the cold at a tutor-free day on Coochie today. Led by well-known trend setter Gilly, we painted up a storm and had a ball! Sent from my iPad
  • More Magic with Penny! - Here, Penny’s painting continues the journey to fabulous! Thanks Penny for a wonderful class. Sent from my iPad