11.28.2013

WHITE CHOCOLATE! - 6' x 4" cupcake pastel by Susan Roden

WHITE CHOCOLATE!
6" x 4" pastel*
 10" x 8" archival white mat
*no glass nor frame
$115 + $10 insured shipping - tax inclusive

 

Sweet treats for the holiday! 

 While giving thanks today, reminiscent of sweet memories 
of the Donut War with the brilliant Contessa, Kelley MacDonald.
Good times, great laughs and superb art!

As I count my blessings, a happy Thanksgiving to all.

11.25.2013

WHISPERED INTO THE NIGHT - 8" x 8" sunset pastel by Susan Roden

WHISPERED INTO THE NIGHT
8" x 8" pastel
12" square archival white mat*
*no glass nor frame
$175 + $20 insured priority shipping-tax inclusive

Muted and pastel were the colors . . .
as the flimsy and hazy rays danced throughout the sky.

Slowly the afternoon . . . slipped into evening. 

Whispered . . . and a good night.

11.24.2013

AS TEMPERS FLARE - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" sunset pastel by Susan Roden

AS TEMPERS FLARE
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel 
SOLD / PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Vehemently the words flew out . . . 
swirling around in the dark, yet bright sky.

Stinging as colliding . . . 
and unable to retract.

Power of the word.



11.22.2013

HOLIDAY SALON RECEPTION at Tirage Art Gallery on Saturday

THE ULTIMATE GIFT
8"h x 5"w pastel
11 1/2" h x 8 1/2" ornate scrolled gold frame
$275*
Courtesy of Tirage Gallery
Through Paypal click the button for $275 + $15 insured shipping

'Tis the Season!


Saturday, the 23rd is the Holiday Salon reception 
at Tirage Art Gallery from 2 - 5pm in Pasadena. 
Unfortunately I am unable to attend, but my art is there.

This is the perfect event to jump-start on your holiday 
shopping with little treasures of art for your loved ones! 

Art may also be purchased via website or phone, 
so click here to view more.


11.20.2013

A PATH - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" landscape pastel by Susan Roden

A PATH
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square archival white mat*
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Worn by previous foot steps . . . the path I followed.

On ancient grounds of souls from the past.

Enraptured by the surroundings, 
with skies so blue with colorful traveling clouds.

11.18.2013

CONFLICT WITH ABANDONMENT - *" x 8" sunset pastel by Susan Roden

CONFLICT WITH ABANDONMENT
 8" x 8" pastel
14" x 14" black mat*
*no glass nor frame
$425 - shipping + tax inclusive for limited time

Stumble and trip . . . 
with a piercing sharpness at every turned corner. 

Trying times  . . . 
abound in one's daily life.

Stop . . . 
and take a deep breath while counting your blessings.

How fortunate!

11.16.2013

SUNSET SWIRL - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" sunset pastel by Susan Roden

SUNSET SWIRL 
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Colors popped with a quick glance at the darken sky . . . 
as the swirling, twirling, darkened clouds danced.

Revel in the moment for time flits by ever so quickly.


11.12.2013

GOLDEN RAYS - 6" x 6" sunset pastel by Susan Roden - SOLD

GOLDEN RAYS
6" x 6" pastel
SOLD - Private Collector

Returning from my trip to Albuquerque and excited to get back 
to my easel. But while there, had an opening at Patrician Design,
where GOLDEN RAYS was sold. The gallery has stood by me 
since the mid-90's and I just love the shop! 

If you had never visited Albuquerque or missed
a previous peek of the gallery, here's a teaser till 
I return home and download newer images.

Thank you so much for a wonderful time Patti!




11.10.2013

kitty- 5" x 5" acrylic cat painting by Susan Roden

kitty
5" x 5" acrylic on wooden cradle board
$75 + $10 insured priority shipping


This little sweet kitty is now on display at Patrician Design!
Click here to see more of the gallery.

A DAY OF CUPCAKES, DRINKS + PASTELS AT PATRICIAN DESIGN!

PATRICIAN DESIGN
216 Gold Avenue SW, Albuquerque, NM 
505-242-7646

Today I'm demonstrating at Patrician Design! 
Such an eclectic and fun store. 

So support the arts and have a drink.
I will be here from 9 to 4 and hope to see you!

11.07.2013

PATCHES OF SILVER LINING - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" sky pastel by Susan Roden

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

Blue skies and wonderful white clouds . . . 
epitomizes the Land of Enchantment.

At this moment I'm in Santa Fe and mesmerized
with the colors of the sky, clouds and pueblos.
Beauty! 

11.03.2013

SNOW CLOUDS AT RIDGECREST CIRCLE - 20" x 16" pastel landscape by Susan Roden

SNOW CLOUDS AT RIDGECREST CIRCLE
20" x 16" pastel
27" x 23" glass +  gold / black frame

And where am I going?

A road trip to Arizona and New Mexico!

I just love the "earthiness" of the buildings and landscapes 
of the Southwest. Brings one home with Nature.