• Still life donut and video

    “One Bite” 8″ x 8″ pastel painting $100 with free shipping at ETSY One Bite is another piece that I painted for my YouTube videos. I’m keeping it relatively simple so that the followers can see that it’s possible for them to do as beginning pastel painters. This was a…

  • Wrapped Red Pepper pastel painting

    Wrapped Red Pepper 5 1/2″ x 7″ pastel painting (unframed) BUY for $100 on Etsy (free shipping in the US) Wow. This was so much more challenging than I thought it would be when I sat down to work at the easel this morning! For a while I couldn’t wrap…

  • morning latte pastel painting

      “Morning Latte” 8.50″ x 8″ pastel painting (unframed) $120 plus $8 for shipping and handling in the continental US Geez, it’s been a while since I last posted. I’ve been a bit distracted by the political climate here in the US. I won’t say more. About the latte. This…

  • one bite

    One Bite doughnut pastel painting

    “One Bite” 5″ x 7″  pastel painting (unframed) Available at DailyPaintworks art auctions Starting bid is $50 / Buy it Now $100 Click to Bid I love the look of doughnuts but I don’t eat them anymore . . . mostly because my waistline doesn’t like them. Somehow painting them…

  • pear on black

    “Pear on Black” 7″ x 7″ unframed pastel painting $120 plus $8 shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries. Another variation on a pear. I saw more colors than expected when working on this painting. The pear is definitely my favorite…

  • vegetable scraps painting SOLD

    “Veggie Scraps” 8″ x 11″ unframed pastel painting SOLD This painting began as an experiment between realism and abstraction. Although it became mostly realistic I think the various cut veggies take on an abstract look. The inspiration came preparing a meal. I was making crab cakes and had a bunch…

  • one more bite milky way SOLD

    10″ x 8″ pastel painting (unframed) SOLD Painting #3 of my February daily challenge. I didn’t actually have one more bite of the milky way. I had some photos from the last time I painted one. I love chocolate but try not to buy it. Another fun piece to paint…

  • 2 hot peppers

    2 Hot Peppers 4″ x 8″ pastel painting $100 with $8 shipping in the continental US. Please email me for international rates. Painting #2 of my February daily challenge. I’m loving these peppers! Tomorrow’s painting may be a few as well.  

  • hot chili peppers

    Hot Chili Peppers 7″ x 7″ pastel painting $150 with $8 shipping in the continental US. Please email me for international rates. In 2013 I challenged myself to paint 30 paintings in 30 days. I discovered that I had more time than I thought for painting and regular daily to…

  • watermelon and instructional video

    8.50″ x 6.50″ pastel painting, unframed SOLD This watermelon was painted for my third in a series of instructional videos for the beginner and those new to pastels. The lessons are free on my YouTube channel. Many are under the impression that pastels are expensive. Although they can be there…

  • Apple Study pastel painting

    Apple Study pastel painting 5 x 7, unframed To Purchase: $80 including shipping and handing in the US. Please email me for international rates.   My classes have been going on for two weeks. The first week the students were introduced to pastel, pastel papers and the various techniques and application. Tonight we…

  • an apple a day

    “An Apple a Day” 7″ x 7″ pastel painting, unframed I think this is the first apple painting I’m happy with. I’ve painted a few but I’ve found them boring to look at for the most part. I realized that what I needed was a better composition. And a lot…