Magenta Buddha

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Magenta Buddha, 8x8x1 on oil on claybord A local restaurant is home to this Buddha statue and hydrangeas. The atmosphere there is stunning, with large modern art and furniture. See another Buddha painting, created last year for the Different Strokes project. This painting was donated to the Heart of […]

Magenta Orchid, for a rainy day

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Magenta Orchid, 8x8x1 on oil on claybord It’s a rainy day here in Corvallis; a perfect day to paint something cheery like an orchid. If I keep painting orchids will will have to learn their names. Does anyone know which one I’ve painted here? It looks a lot like […]

Looking up

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Under the Vines, oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord panel. Unframed. My head is in the clouds since the sun came out. I’m always looking up to contemplate how to paint clouds at sunset or noon. Or I’m looking down to see what beautiful colors lie near the sidewalk. I must […]

Roses are Red

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Roses Climbing Brick, 8x8x1 on oil on claybord It is time for roses to show their pretty faces. We visited the Portland Rose Garden last weekend and WOW! everything was blooming and the place was crowded with families enjoying the scents, sights, and water fountains. I took numerous pictures! […]

Tulips and Daffodils

$50 © Pam Van Londen 2009 Tulips and Daffodils 1. Oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord, unframed. A friend received a vase of flowers for Mother’s Day and they were so quaint. I had to paint the unusual mauve tulips and bright daffodils.

Summer Vegetables
Food on the Table

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009 Summer Vegetables 12x12x2 on acrylic Though there are clouds in the sky, we can still picnic! These corn, onions, and tomatoes, if real, could be used to make a lovely salad. Hang the image on your wall instead, to remind you to have picnics, where memories are made. If […]

Radishes ~ food on the table

$100 © Pam Van Londen 2009 Radishes. Acrylic on 12x12x1 gallery-edged canvas. I sold three Food on the Table pieces last month and have many more planned for the summer. ‘Radishes’ is the start of summer fruits and veggies to work on. I’ll be doing: Watermelon and other melons Sushi Cherries and grapes Corn, tomatoes, […]

Iridescent Vines in 4 panels

$256 © Pam Van Londen 2008. Vines 1 polyptych 8x8x1 in iridescent oil on claybord This four-panel polyptych was created in the motor home while my daughter practiced. If you walk by the paintings, you’ll see them shimmer because they are made with iridescent oil sticks and a touch of oil pastel. All four panels […]

Diana Sculpture challenge

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Diana Sculpture 8x8x1 in oil on claybord I broke the rules this week for the Different Strokes Challenge. I wasn’t interested in painting the entire sculpture; too much detail. I prefer a closer crop. The subject is of a marble sculpture of one of the goddess Diana’s companions, a […]

Try sushi for lunch

$50 © Pam Van Londen 2008 California Roll 1, original oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord panel; unframed. For many years now I’ve enjoyed making and eating sushi. This California Roll, a makizushi, includes imitation crab, avocado, and carrot. Later this spring, I hope to paint some nigiri and sashimi. Do you have a favorite food […]

Sunflowers and Poppies Commission

In anticipation of summer and dreaming of Provence, I have painted a commissioned work of sunflowers and poppies. This work required a color scheme I often do not paint in, so I mixed the colors exactly before beginning. This method helped produced a work that is a bit different from my normal portrait or landscape. […]

10 pieces exhibiting at Bombs Away Cafe in Corvallis

$400 © Pam Van Londen 2009 Santiam River 6 40x30x1 in acrylic on canvas From now until March 15, 2009, I’ll have 10 pieces exhibiting at Bombs Away Cafe in the back dining room. Eight of the works will be the Food on the Table Series of 12×12 canvases depicting some favorite foods. The other […]

Poppies and Sunflowers 1

$625 © Pam Van Londen 2009 Sunflowers and Poppies 1 40x30x1 in acrylic on gallery-edged canvas In preparation for a commission to be done of sunflowers and poppies, I’ve created a larger piece to see how I might handle the subject matter. What is it about flowers that I find so difficult? I supposed like […]

Karin’s Boots Visit the Columbia River

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Karin’s Boots Visit Columbia River 8x8x1 in oil on clayboard framed in ready-to-hang black lacquered wood.” The weekly challenge for the Different Strokes project is to paint a pair of boots—Karin Jurick’s boots. She’s a fantastic artist and her garden boots are perhaps being neglected from painting instead of […]

Instill peace with a painting of Buddha

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Buddha and Hydrangeas 8x8x1 in oil on clayboard Here’s another subject from the Different Strokes project. I didn’t want to wait the 2 weeks we’re allotted for this one, since I had a few hours free. If you don’t have a windowsill, flowers, and a meditating buddha to provide […]

More food on the table

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Tea, Peaches, and Rose Petals 12x12x1.5 in acrylic on canvas Here’s another still life for the Food on the Table series. I’m using my Sister-in-law’s dishes and peaches here, along with rose petals from her garden. If you’d like a still life of your favorite dishes, let me know…I […]

More food on the table

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Artichoke and Lemon 12x12x1.5 in acrylic on canvas $90 © Pam Van Londen 2008 Salsa 6 12x12x1.5 in acrylic on canvas These two new works will be part of an exhibit at Bombs Away Restaurant in February 2009. The rest of the Food on the Table series will be […]

Dahlias and Hydrangeas
for my birthday 2 months ago

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Dahlias and Hydrangeas 1 8x8x1 in oil pastel on clayboard Denise seems to always have something blooming in her yard. And lucky are those who receive some for their birthdays! I took many photos of these bright daliahs and hydrangeas and hope to paint a few more like this […]

Birthday Roses

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Birthday Roses 8x8x1 in oil on gessoboard My dear friends treated me to lunch and gifts in August which provided a lot of great flower and portrait options to paint. This bouquet of pink roses was so beautiful (thank you Hilary) that I had to paint them. I gave […]

White Pumpkins ~ food on the table

$100 © Pam Van Londen 2008 White Pumpkins 12x12x1 in acrylic on canvas Wednesday is Different Strokes day ~ my the weeks are passing quickly. Fall is here and so are the pumpkins. Karin Jurick introduced miniture, white pumpkins today as our weekly subject. This provided the opportunity to add another still life to my […]

Daily Painting at the Pacific Ocean

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Beverly Beach 3, oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord panel; unframed. SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Coast Drama 1, oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord panel; unframed. $50 © Pam Van Londen 2008 Coast Drama 2 Twin Waves, oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord panel; unframed. painted over; unavailable © Pam Van […]

Cannon Beach Flower Box

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2008 Flower Box 1 8x8x1 in mixed media on gessoboard The entry to the quilter’s shop in Cannon Beach is not just another pretty spot. The moodiness of the dark wood accented with splashes of bright pink poppies and lavender asters takes your breath away. I bought paint sticks at […]

Orchids are blooming ~ $30 SALE

$30 © Pam Van Londen 2009, Orchid Magenta 1, 10x16x.5 on acrylic on canvas Thank you to a wonderful student who handed me stem of orchids 2 weeks ago! I’ve painted this quick study in preparation for a larger one that is already in progress. I’m hoping to paint delicate petals; something I find hard […]

I Love Lucy’s Garden

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2007 Lucy’s Garden 3 acrylic on canvas on 12 x 12 x 1 canvas Lucy is a great shepard that guards a quaint little blue house with desert garden, right here in wet Corvallis. The potted spiky plant (let me know if you have a name for the plant) along […]

Ratatouille for dinner?

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2007 Ratatouille1 acrylic on canvas on 12 x 12 x 1 canvas The triptych I did using the same color scheme and layout has now become a quad-iptych (spelling hint anyone?). It is part of my Food on the Table series. I have been slowly working on this Ratatouille still […]

First flowers of the year

$110/span> © Pam Van Londen 2007 Daffodils and Violets acrylic on canvas on 12 x 24 x 1.5 canvas Camellias and crocus are blooming everywhere, but in my yard are daffodils, which to me means Spring is Here! For two days I was able to stand outside to paint them in all their live glory. […]

Red Tulips

We have daffodil shoots peeking out the snow now, and red tulips transforming out of paint, to remind us that this weather will pass. I just keep painting and ignore it; it chases the blues away (really, it keeps them from coming). This painting has become a wedding gift for a dear friend.

Triptych completed with soup ingredients

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2007 Leek, Zuch, and Carrots acrylic on canvas on 12 x 12 x 1 canvas The Tea and Satsumas painting and the Salsa 4 painting have a companion named Leek, Zuch, and Carrots. The three look stunning together. They are part of my Food on the Table Series. I finished […]