Tag Archives: animals

Commissioned pastel painting of Emma

I just finished this 8″ x 10″ portrait of Emma, a golden labrador. As with any painting it had it’s challenges. The biggest was trying to keep it loose enough and yet have enough detail to recognize her. The other challenge was the colors. There were so many variations of white and yellow. Too deep […]

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A day at the beach SOLD

“A Day at the Beach” seagull 9″ x 6″ pastel painting (unframed) SOLD   Dally Paintworks, which I’m a member of, has regular art challenges for painters. This weeks challenge is The Summer Vacation. My daughter shared a wonderful photo of a seagull on the beach with me. I’ve been meaning to paint it and […]

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The Fisherman

[singlepic id=1957 w=700 float=center] “The Fisherman” 12″ x 24″ unframed acrylic painting painted on gallery wrapped canvas $425 plus $10 shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries. I spent many years coming up with ideas for surreal paintings and sometimes carrying through. When I started Daily Painting […]

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portrait of a child and a dog

8″ x 8″ pastel painting It was a week of portrait work. Meet my grandson Coen. There were so many photos to choose from and this is one of my favorites. I just love his expression. The reference photo was small and a bit fuzzy so I needed to work out some of the details by drawing from experience. […]

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Davi and Olive dog portrait

[singlepic id=1856 w=600 float=center] Davi and Olive / 24″ x 36″ oil painting This is a commissioned painting of 2 adorable King Charles spaniels that was recently finished. It was definitely one of my most challenging paintings. I visited the client and took many photos of the dogs. Although I had many images to choose […]

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seagull on the beach SOLD

[singlepic id=1592 w=425 float=center] 10″ x 10″ unframed pastel painting SOLD My husband and I took a day trip to the beach last week and I was grateful that the seagull on the beach posed for me. I have more photos I plan to work from. I don’t visit the seashore often enough!

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golden retriever SOLD

[singlepic id=1581 w=400 float=center] 5 x 7 pastel painting SOLD golden retriever I used a surface which is new to me for this painting – Pastel Card by Sennelier. Fun to work with! Summer is a love-hate season for me. I enjoy the weather but painting time frequently gets lost to yard work and more time with family […]

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