Tag Archives: green

Green Apple on Red – acrylic painting


Apples are the best-of-the-best where fruits are concerned – I grew up with apple orchards all around me and there is nothing like fresh fruit right off the tree.  It’s really hard to resist a good-looking apple.  My all-time favorite … Continue reading

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Thai-Eggplants Still Life, oil pastel


This month I’m hosting the oil pastel forum “monthly challenge.”  One of the reference images was Thai-Eggplants and thought it would make a great little 5×7. I was looking for a more quiet mood for this oil pastel painting (5×7) … Continue reading

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Pastel Pointers by Richard McKinley, a book review


Artist Richard McKinley is a fabulous (soft-dust pastel artist.  When I came across a book he had written I knew it would be a source that had to be checked out.  What intrigued me was a note on the outside … Continue reading

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