Category Archives: portraits

Jimi Hendrix

I’m working on a large painting of Jimi Hendrix as a surprise for my husband. It’s in oils and I’m really enjoying the process. You can see it here on my larger painting blog. I posted 3 images to show the stages of the painting. It still has a long way to go.I’ll be working […]

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a taste of rain portrait

9 1/2″ by 8 1/2″ daily pastel painting This is a painting of my son Jesse when he was 3 years old (quite a long time ago).When the kids were small we used to take rain walks and pajama walks. At the time we were living on the eastern end of Long Island, NY. My […]

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geisha

9″ by 12″ daily pastel painting, unframedpainted on black artspectrum colorfix pastel board I painted this last year. It seems that her face doesn’t look as Japanese as I would have liked. I must have subconsciously westernized her a bit. Except for that I’m happy with the outcome of the piece. I’m still busy catching […]

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portrait in velour

8″ by 10″ daily pastel painting (unframed)fits a standard 8×10 matThis was once a full face portrait. The surface it’s painted on is velour board which is wonderful to work on. The texture is very soft and the pastels glide over the surface. The only problem is that the particles also glide off easily which […]

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inner guidance

9 1/2 by 7 pastel painting (unframed) I had to rename this piece because blogger won’t allow me to give the same title to a post. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to call it anyway. I’m hoping the image speaks for itself. I really enjoyed working on this. It’s one of those pieces where […]

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melissa

5″ by 7″ pastel painting (unframed) A quick experiment with color. Reference was a photo of my daughter.Yes . . . she has really big eyes! $75 with free shipping and handling in the USE-mail me for International shipping rates or other inquiries.

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white chair

white chair 12″ x 12″ pastel (unframed) I’ve been working on this piece for a while and accidentally ripped part of it . . . I was being careless. The good thing about working with pastels is when such a thing happens you may be able to salvage part of the painting and it will […]

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