Tag Archives: Oil Pastel

Connecticut Fall Leaf, oil pastel


Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower ~ Albert Camus When we arrived at our hotel in Connecticut I opened the car door and there on the ground was this most gorgeous leaf – right there … Continue reading

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Lily of the Valley, oil pastel


 “You come to nature with all her theories, and she knocks them all flat.” Pierre Auguste Renoir Lily of the Valley, an oil pastel (10×8) was painted on black Mi-Teintes pastel paper with Sennlier, Mungyo-Gallery and Holbein brand oil pastels.  … Continue reading

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Field of Flowers, oil pastel


“Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing.  Making your unknown known is the important thing.” Georgia O’Keeffe This painting was started in May and left against a wall in my studio because I couldn’t quite … Continue reading

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Flowers in a Teapot, oil pastel


WordPress notified me that I’ve hit my 4th anniversary in this wonderful blogging community, that’s cause to celebrate. Thank you to all who have followed and/or visited my blog, the last stat shows some 204,300 visits – a number that … Continue reading

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Bluebonnets in Texas Springtime, oil pastel


Beautiful quiet expansive fields are not unusual to find in Texas, but in the Spring these barren fields come alive with large patches of wildflowers.  Truly a sight to see ~ Bluebonnets in Texas Springtime, is on oil pastel (8×10) … Continue reading

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A Field of Indian Paintbrushes, oil pastel painting


Several weeks ago we went down to Ennis to see the Bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrushes, driving down some of the narrow trail roads to see the fields we came across one that could have been the subject for many of … Continue reading

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Snowy Day, oil pastel


Cold and blustery, that’s the atmosphere I wanted to create.  A day when some of you prefer to stay indoors where it’s nice and warm, but if you are the adventurer type – you grab your snow shoes and have … Continue reading

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Winter Glow, oil pastel


The break after a fresh snow fall can be so gorgeous, especially if the sun comes out giving the scene a warm winter glow.  I can remember these beautiful scenes in Maine, our yard and street would be glistening with … Continue reading

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2015 Pumpkin, oil pastel


Halloween is nearly here and I couldn’t let it pass by without my annual pumpkin painting.  The brilliant colors of Autumn are always so invigorating and warm ~ a beautiful gift from nature before winter arrives. 2015 Pumpkin, an oil … Continue reading

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Sunlit Forest, oil pastel


Have you ever seen a forest where you can see through the trees a sunlit portion?  For me, I’ve always wondered how can one small area be so beautiful.  Where the sun shines so bright the strong rays highlight the … Continue reading

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