Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Lower Falls in Yellowstone

The Lower Falls in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.. In my eyes one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the USA.  The Yellowstone River tumbles 308ft to the Canyon floor creating this amazing foam..  It was very difficult capturing the true beauty of this place in pastels, but I enjoyed trying with every color I

Sunday, January 19, 2014


Recently while in my Tuesday workshop, we were asked if anyone wanted to paint this little girl.    Rich  had taken this picture of this pretty girl when he visited Guatemala.  Of course, I loved the picture and had to paint it.    She looked like she was trying to hide in back of this branch.

Friday, January 10, 2014


I hope you all had a wonderful Holiday.  I was able to visit my Aunt and she's doing so beautifully...when I looked  at her, it was so hard to believe she's healthy and so happy already planning her 105th birthday!!!
This is Don... Don is in my oil workshop that I go to on Wednesdays.  After we work on our paintings, we sit and enjoy each other's paintings by doing a critique.  Don had such a pensive expression on his face that was perfect for this pastel portrait.