Tag Archives: pastel

glass marble pastel still life painting

“glass marble still life painting” 8.50″ x 7.50″ pastel painting (unframed) $150 plus $8 for shipping and handling in the continental US   I love painting marbles as an exercise in precision. The light and values are key in creating a successful ┬ápainting. This photo is mostly accurate although the original is just a tad […]

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Antique fork and red onion still life painting

“antique fork and red onion still life painting” 10.75″ x 7″ pastel painting (unframed) $150 plus $8 for shipping and handling in the continental US   The tarnished silver antique fork belonged to my mother. I’ve been wanting to paint it for a while but wasn’t sure what to partner it with. As most painters […]

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Black Eyed Susan in a jar pastel painting

“Black Eyed Susan painting” 9″ x 6″ pastel painting (unframed) BUY at Etsy This black eyed susan painting is the result from a gift in my garden. The garden is full of black eyed susan flowers. I’m not sure how they got here but I won’t complain. It’s one of my favorite wild flowers. An interesting fact […]

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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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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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Samantha pastel portrait

[singlepic id=1960 w=400 float=center] Samantha 6.50″ x 10″ pastel painting Another facebook friends portrait. Samantha is not only a facebook friend, she’s my daughter-in-law. How many people look so good eating?! When I first saw this photo I knew I had to paint it. I love the pink blush on her chest. Her skin in […]

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Retro Movie Camera painting

“Retro Movie Camera” 7″ x 7″ unframed pastel painting $150 plus $8 shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries. I saved all my cameras over the years and I have quite a collection going. This camera was originally purchased in a thrift store many years ago. […]

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pear on black

[singlepic id=1902 w=420 float=center] “Pear on Black” 7″ x 7″ unframed pastel painting $120 plus $8 shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries. Another variation on a pear. I saw more colors than expected when working on this painting. The pear is definitely my favorite fruit […]

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vegetable scraps painting SOLD

[singlepic id=1901 w=420 float=center] “Veggie Scraps” 8″ x 11″ unframed pastel painting SOLD This painting began as an experiment between realism and abstraction. Although it became mostly realistic I think the various cut veggies take on an abstract look. The inspiration came preparing a meal. I was making crab cakes and had a bunch of […]

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