Rotterdam – 24-07-19

Roundism – 29-11-17


Based on a earlier roundism graphite pencil drawing I made this pastel adding the realm of colours.  I wanted the woman appear in a kind of midsummernight’s dream with lots of yellow and blues, girded with some purples and pinks. I liked what Pastelmat by Clairefontaine could offer me. It did live up to my expectations but it eats up a lot of my pastels so I had to buy new ones today. Luckily it stays in the drawing rather than falling off (which happens to other pastel papers a lot).

The built-up of the pastel is here.


Pastel drawing on Clairefontaine Pastelmat (49.8 x 69.6 x 0.1 cm)

Artist: Corné Akkers