artist and illustrator

pastel artist Ria Hills

14″ x 6.25″ PASTEL PAINTING

Contemporary pastel artist with a focus on still life.

My pastel paintings are born from the appreciation of the play of light on common objects or a scene. Revealing the beauty of simple subjects that are frequently overlooked is a challenge that I enjoy. The inspiration for a still life often rises from the shape of a piece of fruit.  It can come from the unexpected pairing of objects, or the humor in a formal arrangement of food.
Although I am mostly a pastel artist I paint in other mediums as well.

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