• Two Scoops Cone still life pastel painting SOLD

    7″ x 7″ pastel painting, unframed SOLD   It just might be the beginning of an ice cream series. This painting was fun to work on and also had a few challenges. My goal was to have the ice cream look creamy and tempting. I hope it works! I’m planning on really colorful backgrounds for some of the next paintings.…

  • 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.     

  • Cairn stacked rocks acrylic painting

    30″ x 30″ x 1 and a half” acrylic painting, painted sides, unframed $550 with shipping included within the continental US Please E-mail me for international rates     I often hear paint what you love. Well aside from other things I have a love for rocks. Considering they are older than I am it sort of keeps things in…

  • Morning Coffee break pastel still life painting SOLD

    6″ by 6″  pastel painting, unframed SOLD     I love my coffee and I’ve also painted quite a number of coffee cups. During the painting process my focus changed from painting a coffee cup to painting circles. Drawing out the circles in the beginning is not too difficult.  On the other hand, maintaining the integrity of the circles is…

  • Oranges in a Bowl still life pastel painting SOLD

    6″ by 6″  pastel painting, unframed SOLD  This painting almost didn’t make it to my blog. The background colors were light and dark grey causing the colors of the fruit and bowl to look muted. Sometimes I don’t notice the problem immediately.  I took a break and when I came back the “light went on”. Of course blue would make…

  • Formal Group of Marbles pastel painting

    7″ by 7″  pastel painting, unframed $100 plus $8 for shipping within the continental US Please E-mail me for international rates Buy with PayPal   This is one of my older marble paintings. It can be cropped to 5″ x 7″.  I still have some marbles from my childhood collection and added new ones throughout the years. I’ve been going…

  • A Plum still life pastel painting

      6″ by 6″  pastel painting, unframed $75 plus $8 for shipping within the continental US Please E-mail me for international rates     The plum is one of my favorite fruit subjects. I’ve painted more than a few and they all look different. It’s dependent on the light source, the paper I use and sometimes just my mood.  As…

  • Stacked Rainbow Bowls pastel painting

    6″ by 6″  pastel painting, unframed $75 plus $8 for shipping within the continental US Please E-mail me for international rates     On days I’m not sure what to paint I check out some of the royalty free stock images on the web. I knew I wanted to paint some bowls but I don’t have enough that are colorful…

  • Organic Apple 2 pastel still life painting

    6″ by 6″  pastel painting, unframed Click to Bid    I had so much fun painting the last organic apple so I decided to paint another. My daughter gave me many photos to use and they all look so different. It’s a fun subject. I’ve never really enjoyed painting apples too much because of the overall color consistency. These on…

  • Organic Apple pastel painting SOLD

    6″ by 6″  pastel painting, unframed  SOLD My daughter sent me some great photos of organic apples which I’m fairly sure that she picked this week. She knew I’d want to paint them! More to come! This is one of those paintings where the scan is a tad off in color. Very close but as always, the original painting is…

  • Make Lemonade pastel still life painting

    6″ by 6″  pastel painting, unframed BUY NOW at Etsy     I’m back to painting still life subjects. Soon this painting will have more of a nostalgic feel because winter is closing in on us in New England.  Each painting has it’s challenges. Painting the ball jar cap was a big one. Keeping track of those rings was annoying…

  • Western Buttes landscape drawing

    10″ by 4.5″  pastel drawing, unframed $75 plus $8 for shipping within the continental US Please E-mail me for international rates   A drawing from my archives while I’m working on a commission. This Arizona Buttes piece is a colored pencil drawing with some pastel layered over it.