Category Archives: FLORAL

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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