• Green Pepper warm-up painting

    3.75″ x 5.50″ pastel painting SOLD Now that the holidays are drawing to a close my regular schedule is returning. I’m happy to uncover my pastels once again! This pastel painting of a green pepper is a warm-up for near future still life paintings. I’ll be working on commissions till…

  • Clementine Orange still life painting

    4.5″ x 8″ original pastel painting of a Clementine Orange unframed SOLD A little dramatic composition that I set up in my still life shadow box for the lighting effect I wanted. I have a few “windows” in the box that let in full light or just a little, depending…

  • Wrapped Red Pepper pastel painting

    Wrapped Red Pepper 5 1/2″ x 7″ pastel painting (unframed) BUY for $100 on Etsy (free shipping in the US) Wow. This was so much more challenging than I thought it would be when I sat down to work at the easel this morning! For a while I couldn’t wrap…

  • Strawberry Basket still life pastel painting SOLD

      6″ x 6″ pastel painting, unframed SOLD      This strawberry basket painting was one of the most challenging paintings I’ve worked on. Achieving the likeness of plastic wrap was more difficult than I anticipated! I was going for realism (obviously right?) yet trying to maintain a painterly quality…

  • Red Hot Peppers still life painting

      7″ x 8″ pastel painting, unframed $150 plus $8 for shipping and handling within the continental US Please E-mail me for international rates     I painted this yesterday and I had to laugh because I staged these peppers in so many ways, using a flashlight overhead, to get…

  • 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 the Ledge pastel pear painting

      Day 6 of the 30 in 30 painting challenge   I’ve made a commitment to myself to paint landscapes for a month but I really wanted to paint a still life this morning.  So what is it? A still life or a landscape? 5″ x 7″ pastel painting $50 plus…

  • Two Scoops Ice Cream Cone painting

    Two Scoops 7″ x 7″ pastel painting (unframed) For sale framed at The Preservation Framers and Gallery   I have a private group art show coming up next week and I wanted to bring some new work. This ice cream was calling me! I scan all my small paintings as I…

  • Golden Cupcake pastel painting

    Golden Cupcake pastel painting

    Golden Cupcake 6″ x 6″ pastel painting $100 plus $8 for shipping and handling in the continental US Golden cupcake is the result of a desire to paint an abstract study today. I wanted to see how far I could go and still have the painting be an obvious representation of a cupcake.…

  • 3 Cherries still life painting

      “3 Cherries” 6″ x 6″ acrylic painting (unframed, painted on clayboard) Some days I’m not sure what to paint for my small works. Today turned out to be a “when in doubt paint fruit” day. I am working on a landscape also but it will take a bit of time to finish.…

  • morning latte pastel painting

      “Morning Latte” 8.50″ x 8″ pastel painting (unframed) $120 plus $8 for shipping and handling in the continental US Geez, it’s been a while since I last posted. I’ve been a bit distracted by the political climate here in the US. I won’t say more. About the latte. This…

  • Staged Olives pastel painting SOLD

    “Staged Olives” 10.25″ x 5″ unframed pastel painting SOLD I love painting olives but I don’t eat them, although I use olive oil all the time. These little gems went back into the jar for my husband to enjoy. I’m still having a holiday sale of select paintings.  You can…