Robyn's Fine Art

 

Portraits

in Pastel

 

Girls from Sapa, Vietnam
Girls from Sapa, Vietnam

The Red Zhao girls with there smiles followed us around while we trekked. Pastel on paper 2016.

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Stephen II
Stephen II

Stephen in 2015 Pastel portrait on pastel paper from own photo. 2016

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Stephen 1
Stephen 1

Stephen with blonde hair from photo taken in 2014. Pastel portrait on pastel paper. 2016

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The Gentle Stockman
The Gentle Stockman

Pastel from my own photo On a visit to northern Queensland, I was witness to a massive muster of cattle. This stockman took my attention in the gentle way he looked after the cattle, who were being herded to be checked by the Vet.

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A Quiet Read
A Quiet Read

Pastel from my own photo taken in New Orleans. This man was quietly reading while a Jazz band was playing in the old French Quarter (pre Katrina)

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1920's Glamour
1920's Glamour

I found an old B&W photo of my beautiful grandmother around the time of her engagement. I transposed it in to colour, but if you take it back to B&W it will 'read' correctly. Pastel on paper

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portrait in pastel
portrait in pastel

pastel portrait from life drawing. This pastel I did while living in Indonesia. I remains one of my favourites.

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Fisher Woman
Fisher Woman

A woman in the small fishing village of Ancol, north of Jakarta, Indonesia. I couldn't resist photographing her gentle face. Pastel on paper

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Fisher Man
Fisher Man

Fisherman at the traditional market Ancol, near Jakarta. He was enjoying his kretek smoke! (It has cloves in it, & has a tendency to 'spark' - many of the smokers end up with small holes in their shirts Pastel on paper.

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Bill
Bill

Delightful fellow, who had such a wonderful beard, that he was actually Santa at Myer's in Melbourne for many years! Pastel on paper.

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