Tag Archives : 2017

Apple Blossoms – 2017.0930


My original photo from my apple trees, in spring Photo credit: Michael Hogan Sept 30, 2017 Drawing in progress during the Chalk Art Festival.   “Apple Blossoms” Pastel on Paper 36″x 36″ Sept. 30, 2017 $395 Crockett Row @West 7th Presents the Chalk Art Festival I saw this event pop up in my facebook news feed and thought this would…

Meeting 100,000 Dynes – 2017.0910


Photo by: Vanessa Gifford http://www.vanessagiffordphotography.com “Meeting 100,000 Dynes” Pastel on Paper 4″x6″ Sept. 10, 2017 $TBD So Dark, So Bright OK, so I always seem to do the bright rainbow thing or go full macabre. This is somewhere in the middle and, I really love the colors. I had two very nice rococo black frames that needed filling. With Halloween on…

Just Ducky – 2017.0906


“Just Ducky” Pastel on Paper 5″x7″ Sept. 6, 2017 $TBD So Proud, So Indifferent This summer, I enjoyed a few once-weekly walks around the Marine Creek Lake near our home, with a friend who was trying to lose some baby weight. Part of the fun of those walks is the surprise animal appearances. The day I photographed this rather proud…

Tenacious Moo – 2017.0821


“Tenacious Moo” Pastel on Paper 5″x7″ Aug. 21, 2017 $TBD Neighbourhood Entertainment We spent this spring and summer enjoying watching and trying to feed the little group of calves (about 3-4) on the eight acres of land next to our house. The little calves grew up and the owner moved the fun little group somewhere else. We thought our entertainment had…

Embody the Rain – 2017.0817


“Embody the Rain” Pastel on Grey Paper 5.5″ x 17.5″ Aug. 17, 2017 $275 Grandma Marilyn Approved Hostas have always reminded me of rain and Grandma Marilyn. She use to have them in her backyard as well as many other flowers that reminded me of a shadowed grove, canopied by pines and kissed by the beginnings of the Spring rains.…

Fruit Cocktail – 2017.0805


“Fruit Cocktail” Pastel on Paper 5.5″ x 17.5″ Aug 5, 2017 $300.00 Silver Lining I figured that after my Kieffer Pear tree caught a bad case of Fire Blight, I should at least capture the lost bounty of Pears and cross my fingers that the pear might make a comeback next spring. Why a Long Horizontal? I had three frames…

Artist Self Portrait – 2017.0726


“Artist Self Portrait” Pastel on Board 12″ x 18″ July 26, 2017 NFS A Long Time Coming I’ve been meaning to do this portrait for a while now. This is the back story… I completed a portrait of Russ Davis (my now husband) back when we were first dating back in 2012. He was very patient and sat for a…