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“It’s All About the Dress” , a pastel painting

There’s just something about a little girl, and Christmas, and a most special present – a beautiful fairy-princess dress.  At a time like this, it really is all about the dress!  (The model for this painting is my adorable middle … Continue reading

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Portrait commissions completed!

I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to finish three portraits.  I was off to a great start in February, and then March and April happened.  April 2015 – a month that will live in infamy (at least in … Continue reading

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Pastel and alcohol-wash underpainting

I’ve been working on commissions over the past several weeks, and decided to take a break. Started something new: a larger format (22″ x 30″ sanded pastel paper) with an alcohol wash underpainting. The paper is eating up my pastels … 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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