• first pumpkin of the year

    5.50″ x 7″ first pumpkin of the year unframed pastel painting It’s that time of year for pumpkin painting. This pumpkin, although relatively small, will soon find it’s way to the front stoop.   In the news! Last Friday, October 4th, was the first day of the Hunger exhibit in…

  • peeled clementine orange SOLD

    5″ x 5″ clementine peeled orange unframed pastel painting  SOLD I thought a different fruit might be fun today. Sometimes the challenge of a painting is in the background instead of the object. I had this peeled clementine orange in a small brown bowl but I decided not to show…

  • cream on top

    5″ x 5″ unframed pastel Painting twenty of 30 paintings in 30 days. Cream on Top started out as an ice cream cone but something else happened along the way. $50 including shipping and handling. Please email me for international shipping rates.  

  • A simple pear

    A Simple Pear 5″ x 5″ unframed pastel Day nineteen of 30 paintings in 30 days. A simple pear. Pears are probably the most painted fruit. When I’m not sure what to paint a pear always comes to mind. $100 including shipping and handling. Please email me for international shipping…

  • Pastel Cupcake painting

      7″ x 7″ unframed pastel cupcake painting Day eighteen of 30 paintings in 30 days. Another cupcake. They are so much fun to paint. Relaxing to work on. This is my pastel version of the same cupcake painted in acrylic last year. View it below. $100 including shipping and…

  • Creamy Cupcake

    6″ x 6″ unframed pastel Day seventeen of 30 paintings in 30 days. A simple creamy frosted cupcake. I remember when I took the photo thinking it wouldn’t make a good painting. I reconsidered ;-) $50 including shipping and handling. Please email me for international shipping rates.    

  • crumpled paper #4

    7″ x 6″ unframed pastel Day fourteen of 30 paintings in 30 days. I found a bag filled with construction paper and got the crumpling urge again. After many compositions I realized that crayons needed to be part of it. The crayons were a challenge because my “canvas” is small…

  • my coffee

    5″ x 5″ unframed pastel Day thirteen of 30 paintings in 30 days sponsored by Leslie Saeta. I’ve painted many coffee cups and it never grows old. $70 plus $5 for shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for international rates.            

  • Marbles SOLD

    6″ x 6″ unframed pastel SOLD Day twelve of 30 paintings in 30 days sponsored by Leslie Saeta. I’m still on target with this painting challenge and it’s easier than I thought it would be, and so satisfying! I hope you like the marbles.  

  • Center Stage SOLD

    6″ x 6″ unframed pastel SOLD Day ten of 30 paintings in 30 days sponsored by Leslie Saeta.

  • my tools SOLD

    5″ x 7″ unframed pastel SOLD Day eight of 30 paintings in 30 days sponsored by Leslie Saeta. Without these pastels my work would not exist – at least not in pastel. I started painting with pastels about 10 years ago. I fell in love with their vibrancy of color…

  • cherries SOLD

    5″ x 5″ unframed pastel|SOLD Day seven of 30 paintings in 30 days sponsored by Leslie Saeta.  Wow . . . this challenge really has me moving. I painted the last 2 a couple of days ahead. My house is waiting for a cleaning as is the studio. I enjoy…