Category Archives: 2014

Portrait Commissions

I’ve been working on these commissions since the end of January (off and on) and am finally seeing them come together.  I’m finding that I need to “play” in between times – doodle Cutie-Pies, start my own projects, and deal … Continue reading

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New Word for 2015 and a “selfie” pastel self-portrait

I managed to finish my 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve self-portrait on time!  (At least, I’m sure it was still 2014 somewhere in the world by the time I signed it and took it off the easel!)   I haven’t … Continue reading

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“Creek in Autumn” soft pastel painting

Jackie Parker Park has been the inspiration for many of my pastel paintings and I expect I will paint many more.  This will be the last one for 2014 and I am really happy with it.

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Back to Jackie Parker Park – pastel painting

A limited palette pastel painting of Mill Creek as it runs through Jackie Parker Park in Millwoods,  done last week.  I hadn’t painted anything since I finished the Newcastle commissions – just over two weeks of not painting!  My break … Continue reading

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Newcastle Jam paintings: Willy James and Crawdad Cantera

We just got back from a well-deserverd week-long break at the end of a gruelling month of October and two years without a vacation!  I didn’t have a chance to post the two commissioned paintings –  finished just in time … Continue reading

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