Festival Hill Cactus

Pastel 9 x 12 AVAILABLE This cactus is the result of a plein aire outing in Round Top, Texas.   Watch Movie Online Logan (2017)

Cactus Fun

Pastel on mounted sanded paper 11 x 14 This amusing painting started out being drawn with vine charcoal which you can see by the darker outlines.  Texas is full of cactus and this cactus was a happy one to paint.  I hope you enjoy it. Available

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Hallet’s Peak

Love That Prickly Pear

Pastel 11 x 14 This was my first plein air painting and what a struggle it was!  We were in the hill country west of Austin and the weather was cold, which is not the norm for Texas.  I saw this cactus in the shape of a heart and it was in a sunny place […]


Pastel Being the good wife that I am, I accompany my husband on his kayak fishing trips.  Normally I do not catch any fish,  so one day I took my camera and painted this from one of the photos I took that day.  I really think it’s a “man’s painting” due to the subject matter […]

More Shrimp Pretty Please

Pastel on Sanded Paper 12 x 16 This is one of my favorite paintings.  I love the shadows below his chest and the velvety softness of his beak and the curve of the neck.  He looks like he’s flirting and perhaps he was!  This was painted from another photo taken while visiting the Brownsville Zoo. […]

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