• Still life donut and video

    “One Bite” 8″ x 8″ pastel painting $100 with free shipping at ETSY One Bite is another piece that I painted for my YouTube videos. I’m keeping it relatively simple so that the followers can see that it’s possible for them to do as beginning pastel painters. This was a…

  • Still life Clementine and video

    “Clementine” 5″ x 6.5″ pastel painting $75 / BUY NOW at ETSY I’ve had a YouTube channel for a number of years where I share instructional videos for the beginner pastel painter. I fell behind on creating videos and I’m now attempting to get back on track. It’s so rewarding…

  • Tall Stack cairn painting

    “Tall Stack” 12″ x 16″ x 1 3/8″ acrylic painting, painted sides $375 BUY NOW at ETSY Yes, more rocks. I think this is the longest I’ve continued with a series.  This is number 11 and I might continue. If you’ve seen enough rocks and want to see something specific…

  • Tipping Rocks cairn painting

    “Tipping” 6″ x 6″ pastel painting, unframed $75 BUY NOW at Daily PaintWorks It’s the ninth day of the creative February challenge and I’m a bit behind. I have other things on my plate so I’ll post to the Facebook page when I can.  I painted this same grouping in…

  • 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…

  • My Morning Coffee still life painting

    6″ x 6″ pastel painting, unframed BUY at Etsy The first thought in the morning after making my coffee is usually “What should I paint today?”. Today it was right in front of me so I placed the coffee in my shadow box so I could get a nice light…

  • 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…

  • Blue lightbulb pastel painting

      8 1/2″ x 6″ pastel painting (unframed) $100 BUY at DailyPainters I couldn’t find anything I wanted to paint yesterday, even though I have many ideas on hold, and then I saw the lightbulb on my drafting table. Why not . .the symbol for ideas ;-) The colors are…

  • Single Rose pastel painting

      6″ x 7 1/2 pastel painting (unframed) FOR SALE at Daily Paintworks After painting the lilac bouquet, as frequently planned, I thought it would be fun to create a flower series. As often happens the plan changes once I find a new subject that excites me. So far the…

  • 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…

  • 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…