Rich, velvety pastel pencil on Pastelmat sanded paper gives a lush, realistic look and inner glow to these detailed mineral portraits. Choose from three beautiful specimens:
Fluorite - Illinois, Hastie’s Quarry
Vivianite - Bolivia
Fluorite with druzy quartz coating - Utah, Deer Trail Mine
About the Artist
Rebecca Johnston is a Ravenna local and self-taught artist, designer, musician, rockhound, mineral collector, and nature enthusiast.
She has a degree in fashion design and merchandising as well as experience with graphic/digital design and a love for all things creative.
She has always loved to draw, and began to study realism during the pandemic lockdown. Her focus was and still is on realistic mineral portraits in pastels, charcoal, pen, and paint. She has collaborated with mineral photographers to draw from their reference photos. Concurrently she began capturing her own collection to draw and share while also creating mineral portraits of collectors' prized specimens.