Lincoln Beach plein air paintings

I painted on the beach today and it was refreshing! Here are 8×8 daily paintings from Lincoln Beach. Number 3 was painted plein air and the others were painted at my campsite. http://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/pam-van-londen/lincoln-beach-2-original-seascape-oil-painting/255114 http://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/pam-van-londen/lincoln-beach-1-original-seascape-oil-painting/255116

Willamette River 31, Clackamette Park again

$60. © Pam Van Londen 2013. Willamette River 31, acrylic on 8×8-inch panel, unframed, plein air. Purchase via PayPal with a credit card Here’s another plein air painting from Clackamette Park. I’m adding this one and the previous painting to the Daily Paintworks “Different Ways” challenge.

Coastal Drama Cannon Beach

 SOLD Coastal Drama Cannon Beach. © Pam Van Londen 2013. Oil on 8×8-inch Claybord panel. Unframed. This new painting is a remake of an older painting, which I could not stand to look at anymore. This version has more drama and is much more fun to look at. The sand from the original plein air […]

Frazier Wetland

 SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Frazier Wetland 2, 8×8 Oil on Clayboard Last weekend my daughter and I were enjoying the wetlands to paint and do homework. It was peaceful, but hard to paint due to having 2 dogs who want to greet all the passing dogs. It was a very green day but of […]

Valley Morning 11

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Valley Morning 11, 8×8 Acrylic on Claybord Lately, I prefer acrylic over oil paint on the Claybord surface. With it, I can still get a transparent underpainting that shows a lot of visual texture then pile up thicker paint on top to create a physical texture.

Willamette River commission

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Willamette River 28, 12×12 acrylic on gallery-edged canvas This painting was commissioned for a couple that floated the Willamette River years ago. The technique here uses an alizarin crimson underpainting to keep the palette bright. Once dry, I layered thick and thin swirling and flat layers to build depth. […]

Park Trees 4

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Park Trees 4, 8×8 oil on claybord The OSU campus has many interesting trees to paint from. Everyone morning when I walk to the office, I see all manner of shapes, sizes, and colors to study. You might notice I am building a series of oil paintings that use […]

Another Murder of Crows

$50 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Crow Upcycled 2, 8×8 oil on claybord I had some half-paintings sitting around so I finished them by adding crow silhouettes. These are made with oil paint and oil stick. Each comes framed in black. I’m getting ready for my winter sale so must clean out unnecessary clutter from […]

Sarris Garden #7

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Greg Sarris’ Garden 7, 8×8 oil on claybord Greg Sarris’ garden provides so many lovely painting scenes; I have yet to finish them all. Can you smell the lavender and hear the grass rustling while the bees buzz around?

More arctic landscapes

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Arctic 2, 8×8 Acrylic on Clayboard  SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Arctic 3, 8×8 Acrylic on Clayboard I’ve switched to acrylic paint lately to see how it works on Ampersand Claybord panels. I like its staining properties and the textures created when I remove partly-dried paint. In addition, I’m […]

Willamette River 16 from the Farmer’s Market

$75 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Willametter River 16, 11×8.5 watercolor It was a glorious day in the park this morning. The farmer’s market has grown and so have the crowds. I tried some Tayberries, which are like long, large raspberries. Their taste was like another flavor I’ve experienced but could not remember what. I’ll […]

Valley Fog 2

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Valley Fog 2, 8×8 oil on claybord This tree is amazing but very hard to paint. After 2 days of messing with it, I finally have a style that works. Here is a companion piece.

More trees in swirls

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Park Trees, 8×8 oil on claybord I like swirls; you like swirls; so I painted more swirls. I live in Orange country so had to use a saturated an orange hue as I could, along with my favorite color blue-green. If you’re an artist I highly recommend participating in […]

German Landscapes

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, German Highway 1, 8×8 oil on claybord SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, German Highway 2, 8×8 oil on claybord I’m joining the Daily Paintworks weekly painting challenges. I’ve got two done and I’m not sure how long it’ll take me to catch up to all the week’s I’ve […]

Watercolors from last summer

$125 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Valley Morning 8, 17×13 watercolor $64 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Valley Morning 9, 8×8 watercolor Last summer, I gathered with friends and students to paint plein air and these two sketches were started then. I finished them last month with a bit of acrylic and iridescent watercolor.

Butterflies sunning

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Butterflies Sunning 1, 8×8 oil on clayboard SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Butterflies Sunning 2, 8×8 oil on clayboard SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Butterflies Sunning 3, 8×8 oil on clayboard It’s just now winter, but why not think about warmer times? I look forward to sunning, like these […]

More nests of prosperity

SOLD  © Pam Van Londen 2010, Nest of Prosperity 6, 8×8 oil on claybord SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Nest of Prosperity 7, 8×8 oil on claybord SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Nest of Prosperity 8, 8×8 oil on claybord One of my favorite subjects to paint is a bird’s nest. They come […]

Nests of Prosperity

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Nest of Prosperity 3, 8×8 oil on claybord SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Nest of Prosperity 4, 8×8 oil on claybord Feeling a bit pinched? Add a nest to your room’s financial corner to increase prosperity. These nests were painted in oil on claybord, and have a bit […]

Molalla River, Oregon

Sold © Pam Van Londen 2010, Molalla River Shore 7, 8×8 oil on claybord Sold © Pam Van Londen 2010, Molalla River Shore 8, 8×8 oil on claybord I just love photographing and painting rivers…so peaceful yet invigorating. This 7th image of the Molalla River in Oregon uses a bit of splattering to render the rocks. […]