Watching the Sunset

Watching the Sunset

I have been playing around with pastels on dark paper.   I decided to try the black sandpaper I found at the local Hardware store to experiment on.   They have several different grits in dark colors.  I did the 8″ x 8″ “Watching the Sunset” on 3M paper, No 220, a glittery black with a fine grit.  Not sure if I love this paper, it seemed that there was not really a lot of tooth, and the pastel didn’t take as well as I hoped, you can see a lot of the paper behind it.  But the colors show up well on the black paper.

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