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Silent Walk, oil pastel


Yes, I’ll bet you thought I was done with winter scenes.  Well I couldn’t leave well enough alone, after receiving a couple of requests for more .  .  . besides there are so many winterscapes waiting to be done, why … Continue reading

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Sheep in Winter, oil pastel


As our unusually cold temperatures dipped into the low 20’s (had frozen pipes yesterday) I’m thinking it’s time to post my last winter scene of the season and move onto warmer subjects. The last winter painting of the season is … Continue reading

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Valley During Winter, oil pastel


Here is a winter scene that I painted during the holidays.  I was attracted to the area for its quiet and peaceful feel – the way nature was meant to be enjoyed. This oil pastel (8×10, surface was a prepared gesso hardboard)  is a place called “Wye … Continue reading

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Forest Sounds, oil pastel


Last week I posted Forest Sounds http://oilpastelsbymary.com/2013/12/04/forest-sounds-study-oil-pastel/ as a study, after some thought on the composition, colors and values I  went back to the scene and painted it again. Today’s version shows a darker forest to illustrate one of those winter days that is … Continue reading

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Winter Guard, oil pastel


Here is another oil pastel winter scene that I’ve had my eye on painting for a while now. The oil pastel (7×5) was painted on Mi-Teintes blue-gray tinted pastel paper.  Using my fingers, clay shapers and a razor blade was able to … Continue reading

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Winter Night, oil pastel


My latest oil pastel is a winter night scene using Prussian Blue as the main color.  The trees made me a little hesitant on attempting this scene, but if I don’t start going after complex scenes how am I ever know going … Continue reading

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Winter at the Moors II, oil pastel


Time to start painting a few winter scenes, I know feels like I’m rushing it doesn’t it?  I’m still finishing up some of my Fall landscapes, but I’m pulled to get started on a couple of winter scenes. Today’s oil pastel (7×5) called Winter at the … Continue reading

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Winter at the Moors


The backdrop for this winter scene was one of a cold gray day at an English Moor just as the sun was setting. The photographer (Elaine Cross of pmp) was walking the Moors with a friend having a great time … Continue reading

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