Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Morning Clouds Over a Snowy Field-Oranda, pastel, 9x17.5, $275

Glowing with light from the early morning sun, a great bank of clouds floats over a snowy field. I think O'K sat with me during this one.
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Bleyler's Cedars, pastel, $300

A grove of cedar trees illuminated by the evening sun.
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Sunday, January 25, 2009

Bleyler's Tree Plus Two, pastel, 7.5 x 18, SOLD

A view of Bleyler's maple tree in the field plus two more in the yard.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Corner of Fort and High, Strasburg, pastel, 9x12, $275

This glorious Japanese maple tree caught my eye as it stood anchored in the sloping yard of an old home in town. I love the richness of the shadows it casts.
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Autumn's Light, pastel, 6 x 11, SOLD

A view of Bleyler's field on a bright November morning.
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November Rain-Bleyler's Field, pastel, 9x12, SOLD

A somber, overcast day in the field. The absence of sunlight and the misty atmosphere exposed the richly colored hues of the landscape.
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Untitled, pastel, 9x12, $200

Sometimes paintings happen all on their own. It's a true mystery. This one began as a closeup view of a brick building with an American flag flying from the porch. The building didn't work but the colors did, composing themselves instead into this warm, vibrant landscape.
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Clouds Above Bleyler's Tree, pastel, 10x18, SOLD

Bleyler's field remains a constant source of inspiration. That little tree situated in its little field depicts many moods.
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