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At 8:49pm on February 23, 2018, Ted said…

Thanks Nelson for the great comments on mt Rhino.. I think I get the finish because I blend with a pencil blender in small circles and press really hard.

Ted

At 3:50am on February 23, 2018, Pamela Meredith said…

thank you, Nelson, for your comment on my pond much appreciate, it takes practice with pastel if you don't mind getting messy there great just keep some wet ones to wipe your hands to keep your work clean

At 5:04pm on February 22, 2018, Ted said…

Thanks for the like on Agatha.

Ted

At 9:41pm on February 21, 2018, Mary Rogers said…

Hi Nelson, thank you for your wonderful comment on my newest pastel. Yep, that's how the song goes! haha. I appreciate it my friend.

At 6:21pm on February 21, 2018, Ted said…

Thanks Nelson for the like on Shah Jalan

At 2:44pm on February 20, 2018, R L Oliver said…

Thanks Nelson!  Glad you liked Artardecer!

At 8:41pm on February 19, 2018, Ted said…

Aloha Nelson, thanks for the likes on Chummy & Sister Julienne.

Ted

At 7:41pm on February 19, 2018, Mary Rogers said…

Thanks for the like Nelson on my pastel. I appreciate that.

At 11:32pm on February 18, 2018, Taz said…

Hi Nelson, the Tarot was my first try. Thank you for the like ;)

At 6:01pm on February 17, 2018, Ted said…

Good on you Nelson. A teacher once told me that there is no right or wrong in art, it is all down to one's individual preferences.

Ted

At 5:06pm on February 17, 2018, Ted said…

 Hi Nelson, I don't have any special techniques. Layering different colours and light pressure are the most important in my opinion. I don't very often use a single colour to achieve the colour I want. I blend using a piece of felt, a cotton bud or a blending pencil. I very rarely use solvents. I apply the pencils using circular, oval, straight and crosshatch methods. I am sure the puriste would shudder seeing me work, I am not one for convention and I used to like to experiment.

Have a good day pal.  Ted

At 4:43pm on February 17, 2018, Ted said…

Thanks Nelson for the likes.

At 3:45pm on February 17, 2018, Taz said…

Yup I also did a sculpture of Lucy Wild from despicable me 2

:3 It was my first try

At 6:41am on February 16, 2018, Mary Rogers said…

Thank you Nelson for the likes on my pastels. I appreciate it.

At 4:23pm on February 15, 2018, Ted said…

Thank you Nelson for the likes on Leonard Cohen & Aishwarya.

Have a great weekend.  Ted

At 7:13pm on February 14, 2018, Ted said…

Thanks Pal for the liked on Tommy Cooper & Anthony Hopkins.

At 12:30am on February 14, 2018, Taz said…

No I never did zentangles, I might try it though :D

To bad you didnt do it :( I have seen many colouring books and there is always different styles and themes. I didnt find any that looks like your style... have you tried selling a few online?

At 8:42am on February 12, 2018, Taz said…

Hi Nelson! I look forward to see more of your work, who knows you might inspire me to try out new techniques and themes :D

I have to ask you this...do you do colouring books? You got the right style for it :3

At 12:01am on February 12, 2018, Ted said…

Thanks Nelson for the likes on Ronaldo & Professor Cox.

Ted

At 7:25pm on February 11, 2018, P.J Fields said…

Ha ha, that's right Nelson,whatever technique works go, for it my friend! I don't think this art business is gonna make us rich and famous,so we might as well have fun!!...lol

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