Tag Archives: painting

Cloudy day landscape

7″ x 8″ pastel painting, unframed BUY at DailyPaintWorks   Somewhere in Central Pennsylvania. The last time I drove cross country, which was in December of 2017, I took many shots of the cloudy skies along the way. I’ve always had a love of clouds. As frequently happens on my scanner and in Photoshop, some […]

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Lilacs in Vase pastel painting

Lilacs Vase 8″ x 10″ pastel painting. unframed BUY NOW at ETSY   I worked from a photo I took of lilacs that were picked from my yard last year. I’ve been hesitant to paint it until today. Floral arrangements and any grouping of flowers is the most intimidating subject for me.  It’s impossible to […]

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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 to the painting.     […]

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Snowman Snow Globe still life painting and wip SOLD

6″ x 6″ pastel painting, unframed SOLD   I’ve been wanting to paint a holiday subject so here it is. A number of years ago I painted this snow globe in acrylics. The goldfish is not in my snow globe but I thought she was a nice addition. It’s almost that time already to bring out […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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