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Sunset at Scarborough, oil pastel


“It’s a moment that I’m after, a fleeting moment, but not a frozen moment.” – Andrew Wyeth During our recent trip back East we arrived at Scarborough beach in Maine just as the sun was quickly setting.  We hadn’t much … Continue reading

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Serengeti Sunset, charcoal drawing


My latest drawing was chosen to continue working lights and darks using purely charcoal.  This African scene was perfect for the challenge .  .  . with the sun setting over the trees, the hot bush giving way to a background … Continue reading

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Winter Sunset, oil pastel


Today I tried my hand turning a summer scene into a winter sunset. Winter Sunset, an oil pastel (5×7) was painted on cream tinted Mi-Teintes pastel paper.  This was a fun little exercise, but was a bit of a mind … Continue reading

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Golden Hillside, oil pastel


After a weekend of working in the gardens and painting outdoor furniture I got a new perspective of a painting that I was struggling with last week and finished it this morning. Golden Hillside, an oil pastel (11×14) was painted on a gesso prepared … Continue reading

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Lake Hartwell, GA, oil pastel


This weeks’ word challenge (3) were:  orange, sunset and serene.  Well oh well, I figured it was a perfect time to paint a sunset.  And I knew exactly which scene would fit the bill. No underpainting was used with this oil pastel (8×10) – … Continue reading

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Dream, Oil Pastel Painting


A little something I’ve been working on this week.  It actually started out as a lily pond, and once the acrylic underpainting was done – well that put an end to that idea lol! I came across a sunset that … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Quiet Essence


It’s been busy in my studio lately and that’s a good thing!  I’ve been working on a sunrise that was loosely based on a photograph taken in South Africa by Henry Harold Blignaut of pmp).   It was one of those … Continue reading

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Sunset, Golden Glow


Have you ever seen the sun setting over land casting a golden glow?  To me, views like that are incredibly gorgeous and wakes up my senses.  Recently I came across an image of the sun setting over a field in … Continue reading

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Sunset Bursting Rays


To me, there is nothing like letting a brilliant sunset warm the senses as it bursts with its gorgeous colors only nature can create.  I love the explosion of colors that the sun illuminates the sky with as it sets … Continue reading

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