Tag Archives: realism

Golden paint tube painting

8.5″ x 5.5″ $100 + $10 shipping in the continental US unframed pastel painting BUY NOW at Daily PaintWorks I had left this tube of paint on the drafting table not realizing that it was still open. I went to close it but then decided to give it a little squeeze to let a bit […]

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Perfect Balance cairn painting

“Perfect Balance” 6″ x 6″ pastel painting, unframed $75 BUY NOW at ETSY It’s the fifth day of the creative February challenge and I decided to use my pastels today. After I set these up I brought in a light to cast the shadows. I probably took about 20 photos and this one won. I […]

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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 my brain around the plastic […]

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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 really colorful backgrounds for […]

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Alarm Clock pastel painting SOLD

“Alarm Clock” 8″ x 8″ pastel┬ápainting (unframed) SOLD This painting of an old alarm clock was an experiment in values which I finished a few weeks ago. I couldn’t decide if I wanted to post it mostly because I wasn’t happy with my circles. I’m guessing that perhaps Dali painted melting clocks for a similar […]

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still life painting of a cherry SOLD

“Still Life Cherry acrylic painting”   SOLD    Third acrylic painting in a series of 8″ x 8″ still lifes. Red has to be the most challenging of colors. Creating various hues of red can be difficult. I’ve found that adding green to darken my red works really well. What next? If you have a suggestion […]

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