Artist's description:

This is the first of three pastel drawings that I did “en plein air” at a beautiful spot high in the YangMing Mountain range in Taipei City, Taiwan. It was a beautifully hot day and my wife and I were enjoying the views and hiking in this area called ChinTian-Gan. As the sun was setting I drew three pastel drawings of the ever changing landscape and colours of the sky. The small pagoda on the side of the facing mountain caught my eye and made a perfect silhouette against the bright sky. This picture was done just before the sun had gone down. I like the fact that all three pictures have a different feeling even though they were done at the same place on the same day. I tried to keep this picture quite simple and liked the way the bare paper above and below the image can give the feeling of misty mountains with the high peaks standing out above the clouds.

Materials used:

Pastels on Paper

Chin-Tian-Gan Sunset 1 (2004)


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This artwork is sold by David Lloyd from Taiwan

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