I set myself the task of getting the petals right. Having a plan and patiently carrying it out made the painting work.
This one is all about the blue/green reflections jumping out from the orange and gold candle holder and wood table.
The cat is really just a welcome excuse to draw something. The Pendleton blanket and the upright mirror posed some nifty challenges.
In fact, the door of the Henry Whitfield house, (1639) in Guilford, CT. Anything that is ancient fascinates me.
Cold Spring Garden, Pastel by Paul E. Creedon,
8″ w x 10″ h Size Framed: 18.5″ w × 20.25″ h, $500
A hot summer day at Stonecrop Gardens. Each bit of foliage has its own character and posed a different challenge.
Copper Pitcher and orange, Pastel by Paul E. Creedon, 4″ w x 6″ h Size Framed: 12.75″ w × 15.25″ h, $300
The orange’s reflection in the pitcher delighted me.
Edge of a Field, Pastel by Paul E. Creedon, 10″ w x 8″ h, Size Framed:
18.75″ w × 17.25″ h, $500
Welcome to the backyard of Robert Todd Lincoln’s estate in Manchester, Vermont.
Fall Lake, Pastel by Paul E. Creedon, $150
This piece has a bit of a dark mood, suitable to a waning autumn afternoon.
Field in Redding, Pastel by Paul E. Creedon, 6″ w x 4″ h, Size Framed:
13″ w × 11″ h, $200
The scene gives a feeling of peace and plenty, on a warm August afternoon.