Category Archives: FLORAL

Reconstructed Peony painting SOLD

“Reconstructed Peony” 18″ x 20″ pastel painting, unframed SOLD I started painting this Peony flower a few years back and never finished it. I’ve been eyeing it for some time and wasn’t sure what direction to today. I started working on it this morning, still not sure where to go, and once I got in […]

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Single Rose pastel painting SOLD

  6″ x 7 1/2 pastel painting (unframed) SOLD 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 plan continues on. I gave myself a time limit […]

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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 for me.  It’s impossible to […]

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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 inactive. In 1994, a seed […]

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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 them out for free use […]

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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 with the result!

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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 wild flowers. An interesting fact […]

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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 brighter than the scan. Sometimes […]

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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 decided to stop challenging myself […]

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lotus flower painting

[singlepic id=520 w=320 h=240 float=] 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 […]

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