• 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…

  • Strawberry Basket still life pastel painting SOLD

      6″ x 6″ pastel painting, unframed SOLD      This strawberry basket painting was one of the most challenging paintings I’ve worked on. Achieving the likeness of plastic wrap was more difficult than I anticipated! I was going for realism (obviously right?) yet trying to maintain a painterly quality…

  • Ice Cream Sundae still life pastel painting

    5″ x 7″ pastel painting, unframed Click to Bid The temperature outside has dropped in New England and I’m painting ice cream! Well I do love to eat it all though I keep my portions small. The background of the painting is a bit more blue but it’s very close. …

  • Golden Cupcake pastel painting

    Golden Cupcake pastel painting

    Golden Cupcake 6″ x 6″ pastel painting $100 plus $8 for shipping and handling in the continental US Golden cupcake is the result of a desire to paint an abstract study today. I wanted to see how far I could go and still have the painting be an obvious representation of a cupcake.…

  • green pear acrylic painting

    “Green Pear acrylic painting” 8″ x 8″ x 1″ still life acrylic painting (unframed) painted on a cradled wood board $100 plus $8 for shipping and handling in the continental US   This is the second in a series of 8″ x 8″ still life acrylic paintings. I had quite a…

  • yellow apples in a red bowl painting

    “Yellow Apples” 6″ x 6″ unframed pastel painting $100 plus $8 shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries.    These yellow apples which I used for the composition are fake apples which were purchased for my class. They really come in…

  • Five Plums pastel painting

    “Five Plums” 6″ x 6″ unframed pastel painting $100 plus $8 shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries.   It’s day number 10. I missed a day of my challenge but that’s ok. Sometimes other things take priority. I love painting…

  • two carrots SOLD

    “2 Carrots” unframed pastel painting 4″ x 6.50″ SOLD  Day 5 of my painting challenge. A small quickie painting today. I had some things going on today but I didn’t want to skip a day of my challenge. If you’re thinking of a particular still life subject you’d like to…

  • Sugared Doughnut pastel painting

    Sugared Doughnut 7″ x 7″ unframed pastel painting $150 plus $8 for shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries. Painting #4 of my challenge for the month. I thought the challenge I gave myself today would be a breeze.  A sugared…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Forked Red Pear oil painting SOLD

    10″ x 10″ Forked Red Pear  oil painting painted on a cradled wood panel It’s been a while since I’ve posted a painting. I recently finished a commission I’ve been working on for months. I decided to give myself a break and paint a composition I saved the image of a…