Category Archives: marbles

green marble

[singlepic id=560 w=600 float=center] 10.5″ x 24″ pastel painting  unframed Wow. I never thought I’d finish this. It’s been on the easel for at least a month. It was difficult deciding if it was finished up until tonight. I’ve been having fun with the crumpled paper. I decided to include the lines on the index cards for […]

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Mason Jar with Marbles SOLD

7″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, framed SOLD You may already know that I have a collection of marbles. I bought this mason jar full of marbles on EBay. It was quite a steal! I set up this still life yesterday hoping that the sun would shine through the studio skylight today but it didn’t. […]

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6 marbles daily painting

6″ by 6″ daily pastel painting, framed Sometimes I check my hard drive for photos which I never got around to painting. I came across various compositions I took last year of marble groupings. I bought a few batches of marbles in mason jars off EBay. Working small scale can be hard on the eyes […]

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shooters

4″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, unframed My shooters that I got off EBay arrived! They are so beautiful. I may share a photo of some of them. I chose the dark background to make the colors pop. Yes . . the yellow one is cracked. $100 with free shipping and handling in the US. […]

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balance

5″ by 8″ daily pastel painting, unframed This is another practice piece for the same larger painting that I mentioned in the last post.A few more and I should be ready to start on the large painting. It will probably incorporate an element of each of these paintings. SOLD

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experiment 1 SOLD

8″ by 5″ daily pastel painting, unframed This is a bit of an experiment. I’m planning a painting for the next Connecticut Pastel Society show and this could possibly be part of the painting. I’m still working on multiple sketches. SOLD A bit of news – I won 2 awards this past weekend at the […]

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light green marble SOLD

5″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, unframed Another marble. I’m practicing with various marbles on a small scale for a larger work. My guess is that the larger work will be easier because I won’t have to squeeze my finger tips in little corners to blend the pastel. SOLD

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checkered floor

7″ by 10″ daily pastel painting, unframed Another marble. Now how many ways can I represent these little gems without boring myself and everyone else? I have some other ideas but the execution will be a bit of a challenge for a daily painting.Hope you are enjoying these marbles as much as I am painting […]

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three marbles

7″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, unframed I found an old bag of marbles in the closet and set these up. The last marble painting was referenced from image stock that I had permission to use. I much prefer to set up my own still life. I checked out EBay for marbles and couldn’t resist […]

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orange marble

5″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, unframed I sold one of my marble paintings this week and it reminded me how much fun these are to paint. I have a few ideas involving marbles for larger surreal pieces for the future. For now I’ll be painting a few more small pieces.Does anyone play with marbles […]

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