• two pears pastel painting

    “The Competition” two pears pastel painting, 9″ x 9″ I’m loving pears lately! These two pears were competing for dominance but I think they both take center stage. This is the first of a more dramatic series where I’m working on setting up a stage with greater contrast using various…

  • Red Onion time lapse painting

     7″ x 7″ Red Onion pastel, unframed Another painting done under the pressure of the camera. I’m thoroughly enjoying the entire process. I used my Sony Cyber-Shot for the video. Go-Pro will be next. $150 including shipping in the continental US. Please email me for international shipping rates.  

  • a plum SOLD

    5″ x 5″ unframed pastel plum painting SOLD Painting twenty four of 30 paintings in 30 days. I’m hooked on painting plums . . . one more and then on to pumpkins.      

  • black plums painting SOLD

    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…

  • 3 plums painting SOLD

    7″ x 7″ unframed plums painting, pastel Painting twenty two of 30 paintings in 30 days. I went shopping for a pumpkin to paint but then I saw the plums. Easier to paint than I thought it would be. What is that haze on them that’s so much fun to…

  • 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.  

  • Cannoli and Take Me to Bisbee SALE

    5″ x 7″ unframed pastel SOLD Day eleven of 30 paintings in 30 days sponsored by Leslie Saeta. Cannoli is my favorite dessert pastry. I had this photo in my files for a while and I remember eating this after posing it various ways. It was incredible!   It’s time…

  • Center Stage SOLD

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

  • an ordinary glass 8" x 10"

    An Ordinary Glass

    8″ x 10″ unframed pastel I was working on some abstract sketches. Then I decided to paint a realistic glass and somehow the 2 morphed into this simple glass where I started to focus on the shapes more than detail. $120 including shipping and handing in the US. Please email me for…

  • White Teapot

    8″ x 7″ framed pastel This morning I had no idea what I wanted to paint so I did what I normally do when I’m not feeling inspired. I looked around the house and there was my teapot just waiting to be painted. The cloth is my favorite (and only)…

  • 3 tomatoes SOLD

    6.50″ x 8″ unframed pastel SOLD I wasn’t sure what to paint yesterday so I went through my photo files. The reference photo is an old one which I cropped and re-cropped and finally came up with this composition which I just love. My favorite part is the stem area. I stretched…