Tuesday, May 3, 2011

"Don Juan" by Astrid Paustian

Pastel, 19"x 15", matted and framed to 24" x 20", $325.-
I painted this rooster about a year ago. It seemed a fitting subject to post while on vacation in Kauai with my husband. What a beautiful place! Of course we are enjoying the tropical vegetation and wonderful beaches, but there are roosters and chickens everywhere! They do take a toll on our sleep because the roosters crow at all hours.
They are a beautiful sight though, and I am having fun doing sketches and taking many photos.
Other favorite subjects to paint here are the ocean, sunsets, tropical flowers and birds.
While on vacation, I am doing many sketches and watercolor studies. Posting these is difficult and may have to wait until after our return.
To view more of my paintings, please visit my web site or at the Art Center of Estes Park.

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