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Paper Airplane

[singlepic id=627 w=400 float=center] 12″ x 9 7/8″ unframed pastel Having 3 sons I have made and flown many paper airplanes. With my youngest I bought an amazing book with airplanes that were so complicated that I just wanted to encase them in plastic to preserve them. There are many approaches to incorporating a paper […]

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Color of Light

[singlepic id=624 w=400 float=center] 12″ x 12″ unframed pastel My guess is that you would agree that there’s something wonderful about a breeze blowing a curtain into a room. I can’t wait for spring to come to experience it again. In other news I’ll be making a surprise announcement to my subscribers and facebook fans sometime next […]

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Peeps candy

[singlepic id=623 w=400 float=center] 6.75″ x 8″ unframed pastel There was a huge display of Peeps in the supermarket this week. Choosing the color was easy but when it came to painting them the background color had me stumped for a minute. I wanted them to pop and I think the red works well. The actual paintings […]

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Viscous Tension abstract pastel

[singlepic id=618 w=350 float=center] 12″ x 12″ unframed pastel I have many abstract sketches but most of them lie waiting. My hesitancy to paint them is a mix of feelings. Mostly I’m unsure of how they will be received since I’m basically a somewhat realist painter. The idea for this piece came after the 2010 Gulf oil spill. The […]

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Petite Fours candy

6″ x 12″ framed pastel painting DONATED   I received a box of these amazing Petite Four cookies from Marion’s Vintage Bakery. Of course, I had to paint some of them first – with Marion’s permission. It was a difficult task to put off eating them with the sweet tooth I have! I can guarantee . . […]

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apple study

[singlepic id=592 float=center] 3 3/4″ x 7″, unframed pastel painting I painted this for this month’s Shoot and Paint art challenge. We thought we’d start the new year off with a traditional still life exercise. If you enjoy my food art here’s a new article previewing my work which is featured in the new Pastel Journal Magazine. […]

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staged chocolate bar

[singlepic id=578 w=400 h= float=center] 7″ x 7″ pastel painting, unframed Another painting which was originally done for the start-up business that never started. It took many broken pieces of chocolate and varying arrangements to finally end up with a composition that I was satisfied with.  I needed to create the effect of the chocolate emerging from the […]

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Art for the Apocalypse show

“Hidden Truth” 24″ x 48″ oil painting stretched canvas – framed/black/wood     This is my submission for The Preservation Framer’s Art for the Apocalypse Show.  If you are anywhere near North Attleboro, MA on December 1 it’s a show not to be missed. Matt and Rob always put on awesome shows including live music and the […]

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rose cupcake

[singlepic id=582 w=320 h=240 float=center] 7″ x 7″ pastel painting, unframed Thanks to Kaitlin at Whisk Kid for giving me permission to use her gorgeous cupcake photo as a reference for this pastel painting. Be sure to check out her blog. If you love baked goods this is the place to go for recipes. $50 with shipping and handling […]

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green marble

[singlepic id=560 w=600 float=center] 10.5″ x 24″ pastel painting  unframed Wow. I never thought I’d finish this. It’s been on the easel for at least a month. It was difficult deciding if it was finished up until tonight. I’ve been having fun with the crumpled paper. I decided to include the lines on the index cards for […]

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crumpled paper #2

5″ x 7″ pastel painting, unframed I’m addicted! I’ve crumpled all the index cards in the house and I need to get more. I just love the shapes and folds that they create but I have yet to make the perfect one. Each one is uniquely different. My daughter is an origami wizard and I was thinking of taking a […]

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