• Single Rose pastel painting

      6″ x 7 1/2 pastel painting (unframed) FOR SALE at Daily Paintworks After painting the lilac bouquet, as frequently planned, I thought it would be fun to create a flower series. As often happens the plan changes once I find a new subject that excites me. So far the…

  • Lilacs in Vase pastel painting

    Lilacs Vase 8″ x 10″ pastel painting. unframed BUY NOW at ETSY   I worked from a photo I took of lilacs that were picked from my yard last year. I’ve been hesitant to paint it until today. Floral arrangements and any grouping of flowers is the most intimidating subject…

  • Lotus flower pastel painting SOLD

    10″ x 7″ unframed pastel SOLD   An older piece that slipped away. The lotus is one of my favorite flowers along with the calla lily.  An interesting fact – An individual lotus can live for over a thousand years and has the rare ability to revive into activity after a period of being…

  • Pink Roses on Gray pastel painting SOLD

    “Pink Roses on Gray” 10.50″ x 8.75″ pastel painting (unframed) SOLD After the last rose I painted I thought it would be a welcomed challenge to paint more.  I didn’t have any flowers for reference but thanks to Unsplash.com I was able to find a photo. If you haven’t already, check…

  • Dramatic Rose pastel painting SOLD

    “Dramatic Rose” 8″ x 8″ pastel painting (unframed) SOLD   I’m back to working with pastels for a while. The vibrancy of colors can not be beat, at least in my experience. I saturated the colors of the petals to bring out more contrast and changes in value. I’m very happy…

  • Black Eyed Susan in a jar pastel painting

    “Black Eyed Susan painting” 9″ x 6″ pastel painting (unframed) BUY at Etsy This black eyed susan painting is the result from a gift in my garden. The garden is full of black eyed susan flowers. I’m not sure how they got here but I won’t complain. It’s one of my favorite…

  • orange lily pastel painting SOLD

      “Orange Lily” 8.5″ x 11.5″ pastel painting SOLD   The orange lily was a cutting from my garden. They grow wild in my yard which is a huge bonus for me since I didn’t inherent the green thumb that my father had.  The actual painting is just a tad…

  • Magnolia Bud painting

    “Magnolia Bud” 8″ x 8″ unframed pastel painting $190 plus $8 shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries. I couldn’t resist painting another magnolia bud. I think these flowers are one of the most elegant. I hope you enjoy!      

  • magnolia flower painting

    “Magnolia Flower” 8″ x 10″ unframed pastel painting $200 plus $8 shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries. I’m looking forward to seeing the magnolia flowers bloom on our tree soon! It’s the first of the trees that will bloom. I…

  • lotus flower painting

    11″ x 8″ pastel painting  unframed One of my favorite flowers is the lotus. I’ll be working on a another exotic flower this week. The one to the left. My daughter and I saw it growing on a vine in a planter when we visited Rockport, MA. If anyone one…

  • tulip field painting SOLD

    15″ x 30″ acrylic painting stretched canvas – unframed Finally a finished painting. I had fun with this piece. It’s a rare thing to see tulips growing in a field where I live but in my birth home of The Netherlands it is a common sight.

  • dramatic lily

    14″ x 7″ pastel painting – Calla Lily unframed I mentioned a few posts ago that I was going to work more abstractly for a bit. Ooops! I started out that way. Maybe tomorrow . . . I’m working on a new composition which will work well abstracted. Nevertheless I love the…