Category Archives: Pastels

Susan Black

blackI am an artist, a writer, an art community volunteer and a mentor whose goal is to cultivate my own and others’ creativity.

As an artist, I have chosen watercolor as my primary medium, followed closely by pastel. I paint what interests me — usually the landscape and the abstract, and sometimes I can’t tell the difference. I seek simplification and I enjoy experimentation. I want to distill my chosen subject, emotion or thought to what I feel is its basic sense — preferably in a way that would not occur to anyone else.

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I now live in Aurora, Oregon.

www.BlackStarStudio.me

Cherilyn SunRidge

I am a painter, creating rich, earthy, wholesome art, using internal & external imagery. Whether landscape, figurative, or abstract sacred hoop forms, I begin with delineation of the four sacred directions. This is what holds the work and gives purpose to a piece.

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Randy Ainsworth

I am a self-taught artist except for a few art classes I recently took at Clackamas Community College. I graduated June of 2012 and received my Certification in Graphic Art and Web Design. I started drawing and painting at a very young age and was inspired and encouraged by my mother to draw and paint every day.

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