Blue Moon and clouds pastel painting


 Day 19 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting Just some clouds today. I was pressed for time but wanted to keep up with the commitment to myself to complete a painting a day. A week and half to go!  $50 plus $8 for shipping. Please email me for international rates. You can see th paintings of the month on their…

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Morning Mist in Maine pastel landscape painting


 Day 18 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting  For a number of years we had family vacations in Rangeley, Maine.  The reference photo for this painting was taken on Rangeley Lake. It’s one of  my favorite parts of the country and I suspect we’ll be vacationing there again soon! $50 plus $8 for shipping.…

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Above the Marsh Cape Cod pastel painting


 Day 17 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting   Painted from another photo I took on a day trip to Gray’s Beach in Yarmouth, Cape Cod. The boardwalk extends over the salt marshes. It was a gray overcast day. As beautiful as it was I hope to get some shots on a sunny day also.…

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Last Days of Summer pastel beach painting


 Day 16 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting   A little beach scene for today’s painting. My favorite time for the beach is coming soon. I love it off season when you can sit on the beach with a hoodie and a blanket enjoying the sounds of the surf. Those tiny people were a…

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Beach Footprints pastel painting


 Day 15 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting I was searching through my landscape images and found a photo my daughter took.  This was a quick morning painting which had some surprising challenges. The biggest was the footprints in the sand. I went with suggestions of them rather than getting into the details. I hope…

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Ocean Surf pastel painting


 Day 14 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting I painted this same ocean scene a couple of weeks ago in acrylic (to the left). I was very happy with the outcome and the simplicity of the composition. I thought I’d try it with pastels. The surface of the pastel paper is very smooth, whereas…

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Clear Day salt marsh pastel landscape painting


 Day 13 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting It’s official . . I’m hooked on painting salt marshes. I’m looking forward to taking more photos tomorrow! Some of the nuances of color don’t translate as well in digital format as I’d like them to. The good news is that the painting you receive always…

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Salt Marsh 3 pastel landscape SOLD


 Day 12 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge 5″ x 7″ pastel painting SOLD I’m in love with salt marshes! They are so much fun to paint and I’m loosening my marks with each painting. I’m taking a day trip this week to get more photos. Fortunately I don’t live too far from these beautiful spots. Below are all…

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