Tag Archives: orange

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”. […]

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orange lily pastel painting SOLD

  “Orange Lily” 8.5″ x 11.5″ pastel painting SOLD   The orange lily was a cutting from my garden. They grow wild in my yard which is a huge bonus for me since I didn’t inherent the green thumb that my father had.  The actual painting is just a tad brighter than the scan. Sometimes […]

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two carrots SOLD

[singlepic id=1883 w=270 float=center] “2 Carrots” unframed pastel painting 4″ x 6.50″ SOLD  Day 5 of my painting challenge. A small quickie painting today. I had some things going on today but I didn’t want to skip a day of my challenge. If you’re thinking of a particular still life subject you’d like to see […]

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first pumpkin of the year

[singlepic id=989 w=300 float=center] 5.50″ x 7″ first pumpkin of the year unframed pastel painting It’s that time of year for pumpkin painting. This pumpkin, although relatively small, will soon find it’s way to the front stoop.   In the news! Last Friday, October 4th, was the first day of the Hunger exhibit in Pittsfield, […]

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Orange Segment SOLD

[singlepic id=629 w=400 float=center] 7″ x 5″ unframed pastel SOLD I always come back to painting food art. A fresh, juicy orange is not only delicious to eat. It’s also delicious to paint because of the colors. I was surprised how my palette changed with this piece. Finding the right color to portray the nuances of orange was […]

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