Tag Archives: autumn

“Bridge of Dreams”, a pastel painting

I’ve been having tons of fun working on more pastel paintings based on past walks through Mill Creek Ravine.   Especially this one, where I took some playful risks with colour and I think it turned out great!   Here … 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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Refresh, Review, Re-do, Renew…

I took a second look at an old painting, went back to the source photo and made a second painting based on them…. Here is my newest version of Jasper Alley, a different take with a different palette.  I’ll have … Continue reading

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Autumn Shadows in Jackie Parker Park

I am really enjoying working on a black ground and the effect when parts of the black show through.  I have found black sanded pastel paper (Art Spectrum Colourfix) online but haven’t ordered any yet.  (The cost for shipping holds me … Continue reading

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Autumn Clouds Over Jackie Parker Park SOLD

The clouds got my attention.  This painting is from a series of photographs I took while on a walk around Jackie Parker Park, past the off-leash dog park and the kids’ play park and around the lake.  The clouds were … Continue reading

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