6.16.2018

FINAL DAY - 50% sale at Tirage Art Gallery

LINGER*
6" x 6" pastel
10" x 10" white mat, glass and gold frame
*Courtesy of Tirage Art
Original Price $250 SALE PRICE $125

Today is the final day before the doors shut at Tirage Art 
of Pasadena, CA. I've been with the gallery for over 14 years
 and loved every minute! Honored to be part 
of this esteemed gallery and will miss them greatly!

Still opportunity to purchase original art from national artists 
online or in person. Click here to go online for additional 
information.

RAINY DAY*
11" x 15" pastel on paper
SOLD - *Courtesy of Tirage Art

6.15.2018

1 Day Remaining - SALE!

HIDE-N-SEEK*
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" x 8" white mat, glass + gold frame
Original Price $150 Sale $112.50
*Courtesy of Tirage Art


And the days roll down . . .  now you see them, 
and then you don't.

Please click here with interest of purchasing and / or 
to see remaining art to buy.

6.14.2018

Just 2 days remaining! . . . SALE!

FESTIVE SETTING *
 20" x 16"pastel on paper
24" x 20" white mat, glass + gilded gold frame 
*Courtesy of Tirage Art
Originally $1,300 / Sale price $650

Well just 2 days remaining for Tirage Art gallery's 
50% retirement sale and for the gallery to close.

Above, FESTIVE SETTING, is one of the remaining 
pieces of mine available. With interest, please click here 
to purchase or view remaining art available.


6.11.2018

COUNTDOWN! Sale at Tirage Art

RED, RED, RED TUMBLE*
10" x 8" pastel on paper
framed: 16" x 14"
$500 / Sale price $250
*Courtesy of Tirage Art Gallery

Countdown for the final week at Tirage Art Gallery. 
Click here to go to the gallery's site for additional info
 or purchase.

And the apples are tumbling down!

6.10.2018

1 WEEK REMAINING FOR SALE AT TIRAGE ART

PEEK-A-BOO RED*
pastel on paper
*Courtesy of Tirage Art

Ridiculous sale of 50% off original art at Tirage Art Gallery!

PEEK-A-BOO RED is one of my pastels available. The gallery's
 retirement sale will be ending on June 16th and any remaining 
paintings will then return to original pricing.

Since there is a limited time, I will be posting a few more 
pastels this week included within Tirage's sale. 

With interest, either drop into the gallery at 1 W. California Blvd,
Pasadena, CA or click here to go to their website for an online
directory and / or contact info.

6.07.2018

RODEN'S MORNING OF LIFE DRAWING

Model on 6/6/18
pastel on paper

I really enjoy drawing from life! 

Not only to capture the model's personality 
and demeanor, but also the opportunity for 
me to phase-out life. Amazing how everyday's 
turmoils and chores muddle the brain. 

  

6.05.2018

FIRE + PASSION by Susan Roden on sale at Tirage

FIRE + PASSION* 
pastel on paper
*Courtesy of Tirage Art

The days are drawing near when the doors will close 
at Tirage Art of Pasadena, after 35 years. So honored 
to have been represented by them for over 14years! 

The gallery is having a limited retirement sale, which
includes my pastels. Wonderful time to get original art 
at record-breaking sales. Above pastel, FIRE + PASSION 
is one that is available. Click here to go to Tirage's 
website for contact info. 

Here is one of their recent sales, RAINY EVENING. 

   

5.29.2018

PROFILE OF A MODEL - pastel sketch by Susan Roden

PROFILE OF A MODEL
pastel on paper

Playing some more during a life drawing session. 
Think she has an attitude huh?

5.21.2018

GET YOUR CANDY ON! - pastels by Susan Roden

YORK *
7" x 9" pastel
$350
Sale price $262.50
Contact Tirage Art 
DOTS *
7" x 9" pastel
SOLD 
Courtesy  + Sale by Tirage Art


GET YOUR CANDY ON PEOPLE!

Tirage Art Gallery of Pasadena, CA is closing after 35 years 
and is having a huge sale. Above my pastel, YORK is available
whereas DOTS has been sold.  

What better way to enjoy candy without gaining any weight? 
Go for it you sweet-tooth junkies.

5.18.2018

A BUNCH OF THISTLES - still life by Susan Roden

A BUNCH OF THISTLES 
12"h x 8"w pastel
16" x 12" white mat, glass + black frame
$495 + $20 shipping


Rustic beauty . . . even weeds appear as roses.

5.06.2018

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

SHADES OF PURPLE
4 1/2" x 4 1/2" pastel
8" square white mat, glass + gold frame

Amazing how colors affect one's attitude. 

Purple is a bit somber, huh? 

And this one is going to Patrician Design
 in Albuquerque!

4.29.2018

CLOUD GAZING - 5" x 5" pastel skyscape by Susan Roden

CLOUD GAZING
5" x 5" pastel on sanded paper
8" square white mat, glass + black frame
$155 + $15 insured shipping

Sure has been a lot of rushing around lately. 

So now it's time to take a BIG breath and look up.  

Clouds are so calming!

4.25.2018

AN OLDIE YET FAVORITE PASTEL

HIGHBALL
pastel on paper
Originally $500.00 / Sale Price: $375.00

*On sale at Tirage Art Gallery
Click HERE for contact info and they'll do t
he transaction, wrap, box + ship!

So tedious!
I've been sitting while working on the computer 
and pulling up older images of my pastels. 
Ran across Highball, which always was one of 
my favorites created for a drink series.

And by golly, I sure could use a Highball right now!


4.24.2018

FURIOUS WAS THE DARK - SOLD! and onto new home

FURIOUS WAS THE DARK
pastel
6" x 6"

This dark petite pastel is also onward to a new home
and again, with many thanks to Tirage Art for the sale.


4.23.2018

SOLD! - Many Thanks to Tirage Art

SUN DROPPING
pastel 
6" x 6" square 
SOLD - PRIVATE COLLECTOR

SUN DROPPING has gone onward to a new home.
Gratitude to Tirage Art for the sale. 

Now is the time to invest in original art. After 35 years
Tirage Art Gallery of Pasadena, CA is closing their 
doors. Original art by many national artists is now 
on sale for 25% discount. Click here to see what's available
to build your art collection.

4.22.2018

RED SKETCH - pastel on paper by Susan Roden

RED SKETCH 
pastel on paper

This was a day of playing with color! 

As I drew from life I focused on the application of a 
different color palette than I typically use and also
strayed away from creating a figurative-accurate image.

Do you play? 

4.17.2018

WOMEN IN HATS EXHIBIT opening May 4th

WOMEN IN HATS 

STRAW HAT                         A JAUNTY POSE
pastel sketches on paper

Working on my little ladies for the upcoming show,
WOMEN IN HATS.

So funny that the title has changed several times. Today
it's Women In Hats yet I've also labeled it Many Hats 
Women Wear and Many Hats Worn.

Hmmm . . . wonder what it will be on opening night?
Come and see!

4.14.2018

WOMEN IN HATS - Upcoming Show at Patrician Design by Susan Roden

WOMEN IN HATS
PILL BOX + TULLE                  LILY + POSEYS
pastel sketches on paper

I've been missing once again, but assure all of you 
that I've truly been busy. 

Above are 2 pastels that will be included in the upcoming
exhibit at Patrician Design. My show is focused upon female
 portraiture and epitomizes their unique characters and moods.

The show opens May 4th. More to come!

3.29.2018

ROLLING + MOVING CLOUDS - 6" x 6" pastel landscape by Susan Roden

ROLLING + MOVING CLOUDS
6" x 6" pastel 
10" square archival white mat, glass and gold frame
$195 + $15 insured shipping


This pastel truly depicts my emotions lately . . .
rolling with peaks and valleys. 

Isn't it amazing when one is affected by the weather, 
daily mishaps and unexpected joys?

How's your day going?