Las Clementinas Peladas

Las Clementinas Peladas

  • Paper Size 13" x 16" / 33cm x 40.6cm

  • Drawing Size 11” x 14” / 27.9cm x 35.5cm

  • Drawn on 100% cotton paper

  • Prismacolor Premier and Caran d'Ache pencils

  • Artwork signed on both front & back, and shipped with a Certificate of Authenticity

  • Will be shipped with a custom archival mat board, ready to frame

  • Each piece is one of one, completely unique, and never to be reproduced

  • Payment Plans available & will be arranged upon request (please visit the FAQ page for more information about payment plans).

  • Standard shipping is complementary within the U.S. (please contact for other shipping options or questions regarding international shipping)

    *Please note that while all Natalie Dark Art colored pencil drawings are sealed with fixative, it is advised that pieces be framed with a protective barrier, such as glass or acrylic. If you have any doubts, questions, or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out via email (, or using the contact page.

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The final piece in the collection, Las Clementinas Peladas are my pièce de résistance. (And don’t confuse that for “favorite”, that isn’t possible!) It combines everything I have been working towards: a fully committed black background, a bold composition, and a technically challenging subject. But the best part of this piece for me is that it started off completely differently. I had originally played it safe, but as I began to draw it out, I realized it wouldn’t be good enough to just be “good enough.” I knew this was the last piece of this journey when I felt the confidence I had going into something I felt so challenged by.

I pulled out all the stops for this piece. Nothing about this piece was easy; everything was a challenge. But I kept my head down, believed that I had it in me, and when I looked back up I realized that hard work really does pay off.

So tell me, when you look at this piece, can you smell and taste the clementines? I can. They smell like my childhood, and like Christmas in the UK. They taste like a burst of sunshine and happiness. I hope you can, because that was what I was going for. I wanted to draw something that you could connect with on a basic human level. I wanted to trigger your other senses, and hopefully even take you back to a memory or emotion.

For more information on Las Clementinas Peladas and The Camino Oscuro Collection, please visit the Camino Oscuro blog post by clicking HERE.