9" x 12" soft pastel and ink
One theme that consistently reappears in my work is the tree-filled landscape. Simple lines give the impression of dense growth and depth, often depicted when the branches are bare.
I usually sketch during break times when I am working as a substitute teacher; the pastels travel easily although I am limited to working smaller.
Below you can see some of my watercolor paintings with the same linear qualities:
My ongoing challenge is to explore working with a subject I know and reinterpret it in new ways. Less is more.