Artwork by Southwest Washington and Oregon artists.

Posts in category pastel

August 2014: A Day at the Beach

Day at the Beach

Nothing inspires Earlene Holmstrom more than the people she encounters daily. She loves the challenge of capturing the subtle nuances in each face, and the emotional message in the movement of a figure. “Painting takes me to a place where time disappears and all that exists is me and the emotional connection between me and the portrait or figure […]