1.30.2012

TWISTED PLEASURE - 10 x 8 pastel

TWISTED PLEASURE
10"h x 8"w pastel, glass + gold frame
$395 + $20 insured priority shipping

What's a gal to do after getting slammed 
with a heart, jelly donut?

Well sit back . . . 
 relax . . .
and sip some wine.

But of course after first wiping the jelly off my face.
Enjoy your day!


1.29.2012

WHAM! 2 JELLIES - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

WHAM! 2 JELLIES
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white matt, glass + black frame
$150 + $15 insured priority shipping

Ooey . . . gooey . . .  jellies!

Got me some jellies from Dunkin' Donuts, 
so take that Kelley MacDonald and splat!

Okey . . .  not quite the same as the Contessa's, 
but a good swing to the East Coast. 
After all, this is my first try with the infamous DD.

What you going to do now Kelley?   


WELL LOOK HERE KELLEY!

Guess where I finally got to go? 

You guessed it - Dunkin" Donuts!

And now I have some ammo for the Donut War.

Watch out Kelley - I'm shooting! 

1.26.2012

ONE BUSH - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

ONE BUSH
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white matt, glass + black frame
$150 + $15 insured priority shipping
Standing tall atop a ridge, 
the blue skies and white clouds framed
the solitary bush.

Tenderly the slight breeze stirred the branches, 
thus creating soft, whispery sounds.  

A song of nature. 


1.25.2012

FIRE + PASSION - 6 x 6 pastel

FIRE + PASSION
6" x 6" pastel
10" x 10" white matt, glass + black frame

Sizzle . . .

heat . . . 

passionate . . . 

was the evening. 


1.22.2012

COOKIE OF LOVE - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

A COOKIE FOR THE DONUT WAR
COOKIE OF LOVE*
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white matt, glass + gold frame
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

It may be Donut War Day, but . . . 
Valentines Day is popping up quickly!

So I'm wiping the chocolate frosting off my mouth 
and nibbling on some sweet, heart-shaped sugar cookies. 

So duck!  . . . to avoid Kelley's toss. 
I'm sure it's some delectable treat 
flying through the air. 
(I peeked . . .  it's pink!)

Click here and let's see what tricks she's up to.

1.21.2012

LIGHTS AT SUNSET - 12 x 16 pastel

LIGHTS AT SUNSET
12"h x 16"w pastel
18"h x 22"w white matt, glass + black frame
$725 + $25 insured priority shipping

The palette was phenomenal . . . 

a cavalcade of reds, blues, yellows, and oranges . . . 

painted the evening sky. 

Quite a celestial picture!

1.18.2012

EVENING BLAZE - 6 x 6 pastel

EVENING BLAZE 
6" x 6" pastel, glass + 12" square gold frame
Sold - Private Collector


Heavy and ominous 
were the mass of clouds as darkness fell.

Yet aglow and bright the sky flamed 
from the quick descent of the sun. 

Passion was the night.

1.17.2012

COLORFUL COVER - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

COLORFUL COVER
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white matt, glass + black frame
$150 + $15 insured priority shipping


The mass of color covered the sky,
shielding the fiery sun as it descended.

Shapes upon shapes . . .

colors ribboned and intertwined . . .

lights and darks converging.

A spectacle to behold.


1.16.2012

bunny hop - 8 x 8 acrylic

bunny hop
8" square acrylic on cradled wood panel

Here's a bit of fluff - a bunny!

Cuddly . . . 

and oh so sweet.

- RIP Sweetie Pie -

1.15.2012

GRAND + GLAZED - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

DONUT WAR!
GRAND + GLAZED
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white matt, glass + gold frame
$150 + $15 insured priority shipping


Bonsai . . .  C-H-O-C-O-L-A-T-E!

It's Donut War time and I'm ducking from the pile 
of ammo coming from my foe. 

Can you believe that? 

Not one but . . . oh no! 

A whole pile of jellies plopping 
onto my head from Kelley.

Good going Kelley.



1.11.2012

A BLUE ARC - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

A BLUE ARC
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white matt, glass + black frame
$150 + $15 insured priority shipping


Floating . . . 

swirling . . . 

caressing . . . 

the clouds so touched my heart!

1.10.2012

SPOTS - 8 x8 acrylic

SPOTS 
8" square acrylic on cradled wooden panel
$225 + $10 insured priority shipping

Mix it up! 

That's what I say . . . 
and here you all thought I just dabbled in pastels.

Spots joins my little series of graphic acrylics I started a bit ago. 
Two I posted previously are Bird and Kitty
Click on their names to view. 

Fun, fun, fun!

1.09.2012

CLOAKED - 8 x 6 mixed media

CLOAKED
8"h x 6"w pencil, gold leaf, fabric + acrylic 
mounted onto stretched canvas
sold / private collector

The young girl was cloaked . . . 
and peered from underneath the fringed lashes. 

Wary . . . 
from the unknown.

Hidden . . . 
from the world.

Just a subtle security.

1.08.2012

BOSTON CREME . . . THE BOMB! 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

DONUT / CUPCAKE WAR DAY
BOSTON CREME . . .  THE BOMB!
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8' square archival white matt, glass + gold scrolled frame
$150 + $15 insured priority shipping


Tomorrow is Monday and you know what that means?
Donut / Cupcake War with Kelley!

The last 2 weeks we both have been a bit scattered 
. . . you know us . . . 
what do you expect ?

We're in synch now, so off I'm shot-putting this 
incredible treat to the Contessa.
Mmmmm . . .  whipped and creamy Boston Creme!

And what did Kelley create? Click here


1.07.2012

A YUCCA SUNSET + REDSTONE

ART TRAVELING TO PATRICIAN DESIGN
A YUCCA SUNSET (left)* 
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastels
8" square archival white matt, glass + gold frame

REDSTONE (right)*
6" x 6" pastel 
12" square glass + gold frame
* Courtesy of Patrician Design

The two above petite pastels are part of the collection 
that flew the friendly skies and now are in the hands 
of Patrician Design, my Albuquerque gallery
pictured below.
If you live in New Mexico or go for a visit, this 
is a must-stop destination, for it's such a fun place!
The store has quite an eclectic collection of art 
and housewares coupled with a friendly staff. 

More purchases, information and photos may be viewed by clicking here.

1.05.2012

MIST ABOVE 2 RIDGES - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

FRIDAY FAVORITES . . .  FUN!
MIST ABOVE 2 RIDGES
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel 
8" square white archival matt*
*no glass nor frame
$95 + $5 insured priority shipping

 As I peered down a chasm
while standing atop a ridge so tall . . .

misty clouds suddenly rolled 
and dropped from the blue sky.

Blinded . . . 
yet embraced by the mist.

Such a magical moment!

1.04.2012

MORNING AFTER - 14 x 8 pastel

MORNING AFTER
14"h x 8"w pastel
22"h x 12"w glass + scrolled gold frame
$525 + $25 insured priority shipping

Such a weekend of parties, good-will and cheer!

So put away the glasses and enjoy a brand new year. 

1.02.2012

POLE - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

POLE
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white matt, glass + gold frame
$150 + $15 insured priority shipping


Lonely . . .  

 standing alone . .  .

and anticipating a change.


1.01.2012

CIRCLES + A ROSE - 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 pastel

DONUT WAR MONDAY!
CIRCLES + A ROSE
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white matt, glass + gold frame
$150 + $15 insured priority shipping


Creamy . . .

sticky . . .
 sweet . . .

goodness topped with a sweet rose!

Va-Boom Kelley MacDonald!

What did she toss? Click here to see.