• stacked mugs

    5″ x 7″ unframed pastel Day 2 of 30 paintings in 30 days. I’m finding that the biggest challenge is not to think about it and not rush. I started…

  • Rice City Pond SOLD

    7″ x 5″ unframed pastel  SOLD Aside from running my own blog I also maintain a blog for painters who enjoy monthly painting challenges. We’ve had a good group going…

  • Tiny Vase SOLD

    5″ x 6.5″ unframed pastel The day started off great! My parents are finally sharing a room in a wonderful nursing home. The past three weeks have been spent getting…

  • Knight Moves Chess Piece painting

    Knight Moves 5″ x 7″ unframed pastel painting Chess anyone? This is still one of my favorite 2 player games although I haven’t played in a couple of years. I…

  • Peeps candy

    6.75″ x 8″ unframed pastel There was a huge display of Peeps in the supermarket this week. Choosing the color was easy but when it came to painting them the background color…

  • rose cupcake

    7″ x 7″ pastel painting, unframed Thanks to Kaitlin at Whisk Kid for giving me permission to use her gorgeous cupcake photo as a reference for this pastel painting. Be sure to check out…

  • Dogwood Tree

    5″ x 7″ pastel painting  unframed / surface-Pastelmat board Back at the easel! I’ve spent the last week and a half with lower back pain. Staying in any particular spot…

  • blue bell flowers painting

    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…

  • tiny pumpkin

    7″ x 7″ daily pastel painting (unframed) Just a little pumpkin for the season. I had a bunch of photos on my hard drive that I took last year and this is…

  • 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…

  • teacup kitchen art painting

    7″ x 7″ daily pastel painting  unframed  With Mother’s Day right around the corner I decided to paint another tribute to my mother. Although physically she is still alive, Alzheimer’s…

  • red onion

    6″ x 6″ daily acrylic painting surface – hardboard panel For the next few weeks I hope to finish an acrylic painting each day of a simple subject like this one. That’s…