Oil Pastel Expressionist Painting Dream Kiwanda Oregon

Dream Kiwanda, Oregon pastel painting oil

It’s real yet unreal all at once. An experiment in oil pastels, the scene is reality but the colors are an expression of the nature of the experience…

Dream Kiwanda, an expressionist painting in oil pastels on paper
Dream Kiwanda
Oil Pastels on Paper
11″ x 15″

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People debate the difference between impressionism and expressionism. Expressionism often tends more toward the abstract, while still representing its subject, but the real test of expressionism is how representation is mutated to bring out a mood or feeling. You can see that clearly here.


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