Category Archives: fruit

black plums painting SOLD

[singlepic id=963 w=450 float=center] 6″ x 9″ unframed black plums pastel painting, SOLD Painting twenty three of 30 paintings in 30 days. I love painting under varying lighting. The previous plums painting composition was set up in direct sunlight creating sharper shadows. These were in indirect light softening the shadows a bit and altering the […]

Read More...

Orange Segment SOLD

[singlepic id=629 w=400 float=center] 7″ x 5″ unframed pastel SOLD I always come back to painting food art. A fresh, juicy orange is not only delicious to eat. It’s also delicious to paint because of the colors. I was surprised how my palette changed with this piece. Finding the right color to portray the nuances of orange was […]

Read More...

Anjou Pears SOLD

[singlepic id=608 w=300 float=center] 9.75″ x 17″ unframed pastel painting SOLD It took a while to find the perfect prop to go along with these pears. I really like the contrast of textures which is why the brick won over some other items I had lying around.  

Read More...

strawberries and The Pastel Journal SOLD

[singlepic id=579 float=center] 7″ x 7″ pastel painting  SOLD These strawberries were originally painted for a start-up business but the project died. I’m happy to be able to finally share this piece. There were many strawberries that applied for the modeling job, some were consumed, including these little guys. NEWS: The Pastel Journal Magazine article which […]

Read More...

apple slices

[singlepic id=593 w=320 h=240 float=center] 7″ x 5″ daily pastel painting I took a photo of one of my Mexican themed serving plates with these apple slices. Painting it was interesting because I wanted the apple pieces to seem more realistic than the plate, which would make them ‘pop’. It seems I’ve succeeded. Have a safe and […]

Read More...

Lonely Pear Painting giveaway

5″ x 7″ daily pastel painting  (matted and unframed)  surface – pastel board Comments are closed and the winner will be announced soon! I’m giving away a painting for the week of Oct.15th through Oct. 22nd. If you leave a comment on this blog post, you’ll be automatically entered to win this Lonely Pear pastel […]

Read More...

3 clementines SOLD

5″ x 7″ daily pastel painting SOLD I bought a few lace runners at the salvation army. I’m always looking for additional props for paintings and these were a real find at $1 each. Some of you know that my mother had surgery last week. She’s doing well and back in her room at the […]

Read More...

strawberry heart SOLD

[singlepic id=458 w=350 float=center] 5″ x 5″daily pastel painting SOLD I thought a valentine theme might be fun for a few paintings this month. When is it anyway? I think the last time I celebrated this holiday was when I passed out cards in my grammar school class. My husband and I love each other nonetheless. I […]

Read More...