Posts tagged with ‘pastel’

  • Pastel Paintings by Polly Castor

    Finished Large Pastel from Last Fall

    By on March 15, 2012

    I started this last fall on my unheated side porch but its completion was interrupted by snow at the...

  • Air Earth Water Fire

    In Oil Pastel: Air, Earth, Water and Fire

    By on December 9, 2011

    Here is an exercise I did in oil pastel of the four basic elements of air, earth, water and...

  • Polly Castor artist, Polly Castor pastel

    My New Landscape in Pastel: Marsh Morning

    By on October 27, 2011

    Here is my latest pastel.  

  • Two Meditations in Oil Pastel

    By on October 25, 2011

    Overtly exploring the connection between art and spirituality, these two non-objective works were literally meditations.   Aurora Borealis (oil...

  • Polly Castor pastel

    My New Pastel Painting: In Kent with Jill

    By on October 16, 2011

    This I just painted of a stunningly memorable afternoon in Kent with my friend Jill. We do not have...

  • Pastel Idea

    By on August 6, 2010

    At first glance, I thought these were black and white photographs, but they are actually black, white and gray...

  • Two New Paintings

    By on June 27, 2009

    Last night I was what my mom would have called “beside myself.” I was exhausted and would have gone...

  • I Finished My Big Pastel Painting

    By on June 12, 2009

    This is the painting I started in my pastel class. It is the largest pastel I’ve ever done. It...

  • Today’s Paintings

    By on May 16, 2009

    Today I had the pleasure of painting outdoors on location with two other artists. (This is called Plein Air...

  • I Bought a Box of Pastels!

    By on April 28, 2009

      This is a big deal for me! We really didn’t have this in the budget, and it is...

  • Laura’s Water Lily and an Update From Our Pastel Class

    By on April 20, 2009

    Above is the first of two paintings my 12 year old daughter made in my adult pastel class. I...

  • Today’s Painting

    By on April 6, 2009

    This a landmark in the Palo Duro Canyon, near Amarillo Texas.  I will be visiting there soon, and I...