Tag Archives: water

Forest Secret 1 and 2, oil pastels


Yesterday I was fooling around with creating a snow-scene painting using a straight-edge razor blade.  The fun was how quickly you can completely change a scene by scraping away the oil pastels, revealing new patterns that can give way to … Continue reading

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Splash, oil pastel


The words for this week challenge were:  liquid, translucent, thirsty.  I haven’t had much experience in painting water so this challenge was welcomed. I thought that I would do a quick oil pastel study of water splashing out of a … Continue reading

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Sunset, Fading Elegance


Second in my sunset series. This particular piece is all about capturing the quiet elegance of fading color as the sun slowly descends below the distance hills with its colorful beams of light streaming across the bay of still water. … Continue reading

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An Open Wave


I love painting the ocean and seascapes, waves in particular – there is something magical about capturing the power of water.  I’d like to say in advance to anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy that I’m sorry to bring up the … Continue reading

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