2.23.2015

PATCH OF SILVER LINING - sky pastel by Susan Roden - SOLD!

PATCH (POCKETS) OF SILVER LINING
41/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat, glass + gold frame
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

With so many thanks to Patrician Design for the sale! 

Thank you for so many years of continual representation 
and support.

2.22.2015

DARK WAS THE DAY - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" sky pastel by Susan Roden

DARK WAS THE NIGHT
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat, glass + black frame
$150 - tax and shipping inclusive

Rain rain go away . . . 

Come again another day . . .

And many thanks for DPW selecting this as one 
of their daily picks of the day!

2.18.2015

PURPLE SHADOWS YELLOW SUNS - 8" x 8" still life pastel by Susan Roden

PURPLE SHADOWS YELLOW SUNS
8" x 8" pastel
12" x 12" archival white mat*
*no glass nor frame
$255 + $25 insured shipping


Skipping to a still life that I started last night and finished
today. Even though it's a bit moody -which certainly 
matches how I have been feeling - love the shadows!  

It was the most enjoyable evening with friends, music and art! 
Love our intimate Tuesday get-togethers which always
makes my spirits soar. 


2.16.2015

AND THE WIND BLEW - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" sky pastel by Susan Roden

AND THE WIND BLEW
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat*
*no glass nor frame
$95 + $5 insured shipping


Whirling and twirling . . .  the clouds raced.

Felt the nip in the air . . .  while the gusts blew.

Colors ablaze . . .  as I gazed upward. 

And ever so thankful to be alive!

2.11.2015

STROLL - 8" x 6" landscape pastel by Susan Roden

STROLL
8"x 6" pastel
museum glass + gold frame
$265 + $10 insured shipping

A jaunt on a sunny day at the Huntington Gardens.


Last night I joined a few close friends to draw, 
sip wine, listen to music and wonderful companionship. 

One could not ask for anything more . . .  thanks!

2.09.2015

PURPLE WEIGHT - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" sky pastel by Susan Roden

PURPLE WEIGHT
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat*
*no glass nor frame
$95 + $5 insured shipping

The day was slipping away . . . with a somber sky.

With so much yet to do . . . yet the purples rolled in.

Where did the day go?

2.05.2015

WISPY EVENING SUNSET - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" sky pastel by Susan Roden

WISPY EVENING SUNSET
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat
PRIVATE COLLECTOR 


When the day becomes trying . . .  

and tasks unbearable . . . .

stop and gaze above. 

Nature will sweep you away.

Happy travels and well wishes Marji!

2.03.2015

EBB OF LIFE - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel seascape by Susan Roden

EBB OF LIFE
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat*
*no glass nor frame
$95 + $5 insured priority shipping




As I stood the colors transfixed me, with the multitude
 of shades covering the spectrum.

Roaring, the waves flowed with great speed.

Quickly they rolled in . . . and then rolled away.

Just as life . . . which is ever so precious.


1.26.2015

A PINK KISS - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" sky pastel by Susan Roden

A PINK KISS
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat*
*no glass nor frame
$95 + $5 insured shipping

The clouds flowed throughout the pale blue sky.

Lush and wispy . . . 

dancing and swaying . . .

the streaming colors were a sight to behold.  


1.20.2015

BLUE + SHRUB - 6" x 6" landscape pastel by Susan Roden

BLUE + SHRUB
6" x 6" pastel
10" square archival white mat*
*no glass nor frame
$175 + $10 insured shipping


Branches clustered together . . . creating a jumbled mass.

The thorns jutted . . . out through the bent, intertwined crooks.

All dotted the horizon . . . with a brilliant blue back drop.

The contrast of life. 




1.18.2015

BRINK OF SUNSET - 6 " x 6" seascape pastel by Susan Roden

BRINK OF SUNSET
6" x 6" pastel
10" square archival white mat*
*no glass nor frame
$175 + $10 insured shipping

Blue with tinges of pink  . . . splashed throughout sky.

The boats swayed . . .  to the rhythm of the sea. 

All was calm as darkness approached.

Serenity!

1.15.2015

SOLD- SHADES + LAYERS and ORANGE GLIMMER - pastel skyscapes by Susan Roden

SHADES + LAYERS
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel 
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

So sweet to see these petite pastels fly to a new home!  
And will make such a nice little grouping.

Thank you so very much Nancy 
for your support of my art!

ORANGE GLIMMER
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

1.13.2015

SOLD - HAPPY, HAPPY! and BOSTON CREAM cupcake pastels by Susan Roden

HAPPY, HAPPY!
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Sweet Treats!

These two little creamy delights are adorning 
someone's petite wall collection.

A third cupcake had been purchased a year ago 
and the owner decided she needed a grouping. 

Thank you Kathy!

BOSTON CREAM
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR



1.12.2015

SOLD - 3 BUTTERFLIES by Susan Roden

3 BUTTERFLIES
8" x 8" mixed media + acrylic
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

And away the butterflies flew . . . 

Thank you Studio Maureen for the sale!!

1.08.2015

LAYERS OF THE NIGHT - pastel by Susan Roden

LAYERS OF THE NIGHT
4" x 6" pastel
PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Many days and years had passed . . . 
and so the evening came.

Heavy was the heart to say good-bye . . .
while the tears and sadness embraced.

The emotions rolled . . . 
as she bid farewell.

God speed . . .





12.29.2014

OVERCAST DAY - 6" x 6" landscape pastel by Susan Roden

OVERCAST DAY
6" x 6" pastel
10" x 10" archival white mat*
*no glass nor frame
$175 + $15 insured priority shipping


Off in a distant the mountain stood proud . . .
peaking above the trees, buildings and streets. 

And the clouds hung heavy . . .
caressing the scene. 

Moisture palpable . . .
tickling the senses. 

Rain . . . 

12.17.2014

PINK + BLUE - SOLD!

PINK + BLUE
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

With many thanks to Patrician Design

Love and vale your continual support 
throughout all the years!

12.14.2014

UNICORN LOVE - SOLD!

UNICORN LOVE 
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat, glass + gold frame
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR 

WITH MANY THANKS TO TIRAGE GALLERY!

12.07.2014

FLIGHT OF COLORS - 9" x 9" pastel by Susan Roden

FLIGHT OF COLORS 
9" x 9" pastel
12" square archival white mat, museum glass + gold frame

I enjoy so much the precipice of a sunset. 

Iridescent colors swirl, twirl and vibrate throughout the skies,
before all turns dark.   

12.04.2014

PINK TRAVELS - 9" x 9" pastel by Susan Roden

PINK TRAVELS
9" x 9" pastel
12" x 12" white archival mat, glass + gold frame

On the cusp of the evening . . . while the colors glowed.

Cars rolled . . .  with headlights blazing. 

Magical . . . and a fantasy.