Look at my lonely pastels in the background...so sad. In March I began working in oil and I just can't stop to return to my 'primary' medium, pastel. This is the block-in for an 18x24 inch oil. I get to use a big brush and my big glass palette. Maybe I should cover the pastels with something so they don't have to watch? I felt the same way when I left colored pencil for pastel a decade ago...like I was betraying a beloved medium.