This is my latest commission: Molly, a Maltipoo, who recently passed away. This was a gift to her owners. This is pastel on Canson paper, 11″ x 14″
“Blue Fishing Shack” Pastel on Light Blue canson paper coated with white Gesso. which left a white background. I tried some different techniques on the trees after watching an Alain Picard video. I also blurred the original reference photo so I would not get too … Continue readingBlue Fishing Shack
“Sharing” Pastel on 11″ x 14″ Jack Richeson Premium Pastel Surface Gator Foam board. This is the first time I have used this, I really like it, it takes a lot of pastel (there are a lot of greens in the lily pads) This picture … Continue readingSharing
“Sunny Afternoon” I have been wanting to do a beach painting for a while, this was from a reference picture I took while staying at Emerald Island a few years ago. This is pastel on Canson Paper. I started with blue paper, then put a … Continue readingSunny Afternoon
“Shopping in Seville” This is a painting I started in the Urban landscapes workshop, and then finished in my studio. This is pastel on Uart paper, it is 10″ x 16″ unframed, 12″ x 18″ framed. I used a photo that I took on a … Continue readingShopping In Seville
have been playing around with pastels on dark paper and have been experimenting on black sandpaper I found at the local Hardware store. They have several different grits in dark colors. I did “Mrs. Kingfisher” on 3M paper, No 320. I liked this paper better, … Continue readingMrs. Kingfisher
I have been playing around with pastels on dark paper. I decided to try the black sandpaper I found at the local Hardware store to experiment on. They have several different grits in dark colors. I did the 8″ x 8″ “Watching the Sunset” on … Continue readingWatching the Sunset
This is Pastel on Pastelmat. As a reference, I used a photo I took several years ago in New York City in December.
This is a still life painting I did several years ago, that I just photographed for my website. This a Pastel on Canson paper, 11 x 14.
This is a pastel painting of a part of my Christmas cactus, which has been in my family for years. It blooms every year for about 2 months. I am trying to be a bit looser with my painting, but it is difficult as I … Continue readingChristmas Cactus