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Mrs. Kingfisher

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

Winter Coffee Break

This is a painting that I started in a workshop with Jeri Greenberg at CAMS, and finished up in my studio. This is Pastel on Pastelmat. As a reference, I used a photo I took several years ago in New York City in December.

Grapes in a Glass

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.

New Sketches

These are two sketches that I did in the pastel class I am taking with Jeri Greenberg at CAMS museum. I am really enjoying this class.

Sarge

This is my latest commission: Sarge, a 3 year old Bluetick Coonhound rescue, now living happily in South Carolina. This is an 8 x 10 pastel on Canson Paper. I used the photo that was emailed to me as the reference for the painting.

Benson

This is my latest commission work. This was done as a gift from Dad to his daughter. He had a picture of Benson sitting, and a picture of Benson standing in the woods, and wanted Benson them combined, with Benson sitting in the woods. This … Continue readingBenson