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Tulip and Glass Study, oil pastel


“I invent nothing, I rediscover.” Auguste Rodin Mr. Rodin described perfectly what I’m striving for, to rediscover our precious world through my paints. Tulip and Glass Study, is an oil pastel (8.5 x 5.5) painted on a gesso-prepared hardboard.  For … Continue reading

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Tulips in Light, graphite drawing


Bet you thought I got lost!  We had a few house projects to work on, plus I’ve been reading and studying drawing techniques for specific types of subjects and spending what time I had for drawing on this still life. … Continue reading

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15 Paintings Challenge – Flowers: Orange-Red Tulips, #7


I rarely paint on the weekends, but this group of tulips were interesting enough that I wanted to have  little fun ~ it’s better than pulling weeds that I need to get at. #7 Orange-Red Tulips (7×5) an oil pastel … Continue reading

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Orange Tulips, oil pastel


Months ago I began a WIP (work-in-progress) of a tulip oil pastel painting and for the longest time I ignored the painting as it sat unfinished.  The excitement of painting this piece was gone, I suspect it was because I kept … Continue reading

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Pink Tulips, oil pastel


Two words for this week’s challenge were pink and flower, I immediately thought of pink tulips.  Love the flowers – It’s been two years since I painted a flower (I’ve only done three, my signature image is one of them), … Continue reading

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