Kay Witt

Kay creates hand drawn pastel paintings of animals capturing their spirit and personality. Her lifelike paintings seem so real they could speak. Her favorite subjects are horses and wolves. She has loved and admired horses since childhood. She has had a varied career as an illustrator and graphic artist. She has designed illustrations for book covers, logos, and Christmas cards. She has also painted wall murals for businesses and private homes as well as set backgrounds. Kay currently teaches pastel workshops and gives art lessons in her home studio in Strasburg, VA. All skill levels are invited to attend. A list of available workshops can be found on her website, www.kaywitt.com on the Workshop page. She is a member of the Pastel Society of America, the Pastel Society of Virginia, the Artisan Trail of Shenandoah Valley and the Valley Educational Center for the Creative Arts. See www.kaywitt.com for more information.

Essential Pastels

Hi Artists! I am always being asked what are my favorite pastels ; so today I thought I would address that question . So I will share my favorite pastels that I use in almost every painting. ☺ First of all, my essential pastels are NuPastels and Rembrandts. I also love Girault pastels. They are …

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Lion

Pride of the Savannah

I just finished this painting of an African male lion. I really enjoyed painting him. He will be the subject of a workshop in September. I had planned this well in advance of recent events, but it is good to use the opportunity to speak out against killing these magnificent animals. The original is for …

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