Wednesday, September 29, 2010
I was commissioned to paint this uncharacteristic pastel painting of fruits and veggies! It certainly was a challenge, a thrill, and a different sort of landscape. Finally, I got to use the most intense colors in my collection of pastel sticks!!
Friday, August 27, 2010
This little painting went remarkably fast! I must be getting the hang of this. Anyway, this scene was near Los Alamos this past winter. I love painting snow because almost none of it is really white and I can work with blues, pinks, purples and yellows that I don't normally work with.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
This little painting is inspired by the last of the sun's rays touching the red rocks and green valley in Sedona a few weeks ago. I wish I could describe the sounds, the feel of the air, and the grandness of the views in all directions! What a beautiful place.
Monday, May 17, 2010
This is a little painting I created from a morning hike in the Sandia mountain foothills. The previous day's storm was clearing and there were spectacular scenes in all directions. I love the way the rocks are piled up in these mountains! Sometimes it's a puzzle how some of the rocks look like they should fall over with the slightest breeze, but they never do.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Last Friday morning I was prepared to dash out the door in anticipation of the latest storm breaking up. I had a hunch the skies would open up and the scenery would be dramatic. I went on a hike in the foothills near me and wasn't disappointed. This is the first of what could be several paintings from that one morning!