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Archive for the ‘Gifted’ Category

Apartments in Venice
This pastel painting was the view from our apartment in Venice, where we were fortunate to stay for a week. I used Art Spectrum pastels, and the painting was gifted to Maria Alessandra, who owned the apartment where we stayed. Apartments in Venice Pastel on paper GIFTED Return to Landscapes
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Strada in Venice
This pastel painting is of one of the many colourful streets in Venice, where we were fortunate to stay for a week. I used French Conte Pastels to create the chalky look of the Italian frescos. The pastel painting was gifted to Maria Alessandra, as the street was close to where she lived. Strada in [...]
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Garden Statue at Oliva, Italy
This pastel painting is of one of the many charming statues in the garden at Oliva, where we were fortunate to stay for a weekend. I used French Conte Pastels to create the chalky look of the Italian frescos. The pastel painting was gifted to Maria and Francesco, the owners of Oliva. Garden Statue at [...]
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Morrie Minor
This pastel painting using Unison Pastels, was for a friend who saw the Morrie Minor car in a rally while she was travelling to Auckland. The name of her husband who had recently died was Morrie, and he was born in 1954. She felt him close by, and the painting was gifted to her. Morrie Minor [...]
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Mountain Waterfall, Inneralpbach, Austria
This painting is of the mountain pathways near Inneralpbach in Austria. I used Art Spectrum pastels, and the painting was gifted to Penny and Luggi Mayerhofer, who owned the chalet where we stayed. Mountain Waterfall, Inneralpbach, Austria Pastel on paper GIFTED Return to Landscapes
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Olive Trees on Waiheke
I used Nu-Pastels for this painting of olive trees on Waiheke. The painting was used for the label on the bottles of olive oil from these trees. The painting was then gifted to the good friend whose land the olive trees grow on. Olive Trees on Waiheke Pastel on paper GIFTED Return to Landscapes
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Tulips in a Vase with Apples
This pastel painting of tulips in a vase with apples, was a demonstration for a pastel workshop. I used Art Spectrum pastels. I gifted it to a dear friend for her birthday. Tulips in a Vase with Apples Pastel on paper GIFTED Return to Still Life
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Four Friends Having Fun
This pastel painting is of four children having fun in the surf at Papamoa Beach. I used French Conte pastel sticks. The painting was exhibited with three other paintings, at the Students’ Exhibition at the Uxbridge Arts Centre. The four paintings were gifted to friends we met at the campground. Four Friends Having Fun Pastel [...]
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Deck Chair at Papamoa
This pastel painting is of one of the chairs on the deck of the cabins at the Papamoa Campground. I used French Conte pastel sticks. The painting was exhibited with three other paintings, at the Students’ Exhibition at the Uxbridge Arts Centre. The four paintings were gifted to friends we met at the campground. Deck [...]
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View of Papamoa Beach
This pastel painting is of the view of the sea from the Papamoa campground. I used French Conte pastel sticks. The painting was exhibited with three other paintings, at the Students’ Exhibition at the Uxbridge Arts Centre. The four paintings were gifted to friends we met at the campground. View of Papamoa Beach Pastel on [...]
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