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2010: "You Light Up My Heart" by Dottie Riley

Valentine's Painting Project

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Valentine painting in pastels

"You Light Up My Heart" by Dottie Riley. 8x10". Pastels.

Photo © Dottie Riley
From the Artist: I am experimenting with pastels as I hope this will teach me how to avoid extraneous details. I think this image succeeds in conveying hands in the shape of a heart; I just wish I had centered the candle better. Pastels are very difficult for me and learning is a process!

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