Category Archives: Social Situations

Cohiba Sunset, a pastel painting and a memory of Cuba

The portraits of Danica, Teo and Noah were very well received by my client and by all accounts, the parents who received them as Mother’s Day gifts were thrilled!  That makes me very happy!   🙂 I’ve finished “Cohiba Sunset” … Continue reading

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WIP – Cohiba Sunset

I’ve managed to get a bit more done on this work in progress.  I like how he’s coming along!

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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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Yikes! I have less than 6 weeks to finish two commissions! WIP…

Three weeks ago this past Sunday, I sold my painting “Blues Jam” to a friend who appreciates both the Blues and the Sunday jam at Newcastle Pub.  Shortly thereafter, she approached me and asked if I would re-create the same painting, slightly … Continue reading

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“Sunshine on the Ave” pastel painting

I finally finished the painting I began at the 2014 Whyte Avenue Art Walk just over 3 weeks ago!  I was able to use a few of the photos I took while I manned my booth in front of the … Continue reading

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