Colour swatch challenge on Journal 52

I joined a free year long journalling group which has weekly prompts. Since I joined late, I still have to catch up, but am really enjoying the challenges, and am using them to experiment with some new techniques (for me!).

Week 9 was to select three swatches of colour, and create a page, so no point in choosing favourites, is there?

Inspired by a Diane R Nelson painting with two sisters in it, I painted a face that’s partly missing, a la Nelson’s painting, and used my own experimental techniques with Neocolor II water soluble pastels to make the page.

All in all, very satisfying!


Former quilt artist, now a painter having a great time creating art! For more than thirty years, I have been teaching (make that enthusing) people about making quilts, and am now retired! And now I make art every day!

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