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A colour pastel portrait of a woman looking towards a planet, the darkness of outer space in the background. 
I decided to get my pastels out and started playing around with colours on a large piece of black card.
Not one of my most detailed works, I started this piece early one Sunday afternoon and finished it by that evening.

My Stepfather was really taken with this drawing, he loved it so much that he had it specially framed and mounted it above the fireplace in his lounge. It's still there till this day and it's nice to know that I can see it whenever I'm able to visit.
Soft pastels on black card.
The original size of the drawing is about 60 cm x 32 cm (23 1/2 inch x 12 1/2 inch).

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The reference for the girl was roughly based on a stock photo by insomnia-stock - fav.me/d5hx122 (it seems like their account is deactivated now so I can't link you to the girl reference anymore).
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DeanSidwellArtProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks Karolina! :) This just started with me playing with colours but but my mind just led me to this in the end.
I'm so pleased you like what I did!
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Lola-in-the-Black General Artist
This is great! :)
I guess it's a season for drawings/art in general with amazing atmosphere :) People make things that I imagine, but can't create in the world outside my head
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DeanSidwellArtProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks Karolina! This just started with me playing with colours but but my mind just led me to this in the end.
I'm so pleased you like what I did!
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Lola-in-the-Black General Artist
Often the best things go out from such experiments :)