Category Archives: FLORAL

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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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 result. $180 with shipping and […]

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Blue Calla Lily SOLD

4″ x 8″ pastel painting ,unframed Spring is in the air and although I don’t have any Calla Lilies growing in my garden, I have many photos of them to work from. This is definitely my favorite flower to paint. Each one is obviously unique and the flowing form can’t be beat.

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Calla Lilies

7″ x 7″ pastel painting   unframed I’ll be working on paintings that are more abstract than usual for a while. Partly because it’s just so much fun and because I’m working on a new project! I’ve been hired to paint a series of about 15 paintings. At this point I can not share the work because it’s for a start-up company. When […]

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Blue Agave plant

 18″ x 18″ unframed acrylic / gallery wrapped canvas – 1 1/2″ deep – unframed BUY NOW at Etsy   No they are not really blue but I think they should be ;-) I started this painting about a year ago and stopped after blocking in the shapes. Two days ago I was ready to finish […]

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blue bell flowers painting

[singlepic id=451 w=320 h=240 float=center] 4″ x 8″ pastel painting  unframed Until spring comes I never remember the bulbs that my father planted for me in the garden. And every spring I am pleasantly surprised with what comes up out of the ground with no effort on my part. These blue bells, which may have […]

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spring flowers

6″ x 6″ pastel painting  unframed This was a fun little piece to work on. I wanted to convey the mood rather than the details of the flowers. Thanks to my daughter-in-law Samantha for the reference photo! $100 with shipping and handling included in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other […]

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sunflower art challenge SOLD

6″ x 6″ daily pastel painting unframed – painted on canson mi-teintes paper SOLD March’s art challenge for Shoot and Paint. If you take a peek at the challenge photo you’ll see that there’s a lot going on in it. I decided to simplify it and focus on the flower without paying too much attention to detail.Spring is […]

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Orange Peony SOLD

[singlepic id=595 w=320 h=240 float=center] 8″ x 8″ daily acrylic painting   SOLD surface – hardwood panel with slots in the back sides are painted black I didn’t know that orange peonies existed until a friend gave me a photo of them years ago. I found the photo this morning and decided to paint it. […]

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Netherlands canal

After the last post I thought I’d use google maps to travel through my country of birth – The Netherlands. Canals are everywhere in Holland. Scenes like this are common place and although the landscape is flat the countryside is beautiful! Once I established my shapes and put the reference photo aside  the painting literally blossomed. […]

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