Profile: Stephanie Birdsall

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Stephanie Birdsall

Sunflower Oil Painting © Stephanie Birdsall
Sunflowers               10 x 20"                         Oil

"I often think of light as the melody

leading us through the painting."

   Growing up surrounded by a family fluent in music and art, Stephanie Birdsall has always known she is an artist. She writes, "There has never really been anything I wanted to do, other than paint." Now an accomplished and award-winning artist working in both pastel and oil, Birdsall wrote to us about her guiding mentors through her artistic journey and the joy of being able to teach her own students in person once again.

   As a plein air painter, I used to have both pastels and oils in my car and two easels. I remember when I put the two easels side by side, each with a different medium. When the sun was out, I’d paint in one medium. When it went behind a cloud, I painted with the other. I paint more often in oil now, but I still do pastel. I like the freedom of being able to work in both mediums.

 Floral Pastel Painting © Stephanie Birdsall
Floral Still Life             11 x 14"                Pastel

Lonnie's Garden, 11 x 14", Oil, © Stephanie Birdsall
Lonnie's Garden               11 x 14"               Oil

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