Preparing for Fall Festival

 $300 © Pam Van Londen 2013 Santiam River 3.4 oil on gallery-edged canvas on 20 x 16 x 1 canvas, framed in dark brown wood. I am painting new and repainting some old works to prepare for the Corvallis Fall Festival, slated for Sept 28 and 29, 2013. I’ll be in booth 169 in the […]

Willamette River 1.2 Revision

$72. Purchase online via Credit Card at PayPal. © Pam Van Londen 2013. Willamette River 1.2. Acrylic on 12x12x.5 gallery-edged archival canvas. My first Willamette River painting was not so popular…the colors were subtle and perhaps dull. I’ve brightened them up and added some splash! This brighter palette is how the river looks today on […]

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.

Valley Storm 7

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2013. Oil on 8×8-inch canvas panel. Oregon’s Willamette Valley provides spectacular skies full of clouds that cast rich shadows on the valley floor. This original oil painting should be ready to ship by May 5, 2013.

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 […]

Willamette River Plein Air

$50 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Willamette River 29 Oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord panel, unframed. Purchase frame separately. $35 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Willamette River 30, 7×5 oil on claybord I enjoyed painting downtown on the waterfront today. Everyone was in a jolly mood while they biked/walked by with their dogs and kids. […]

Snow paintings.

$64 © Pam Van Londen 2010, 18th Street Snow 3, 8×8 acrylic on Claybord $64 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Snowy Path, 8×8 acrylic on Claybord The snow day afforded me the opportunity to lay low and work at the easel today. I enjoyed working with iridescent acrylics on the Ampersand Claybord panels.

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.

Valley Morning #10

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Valley Morning 10, 8×8 Acrylic on Clayboard The chilly morning with sunlight burning through the fog inspires me to paint! It is warm and cozy in the studio but I will have to venture out in the freeze to get the day’s list of chores taken care of. This […]

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. […]

Corvallis Trees

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Park Trees 5, 8×8 oil on claybord SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Park Trees 6, 8×8 oil on claybord Trees, trees, beautiful trees! Every corner of Corvallis is filled with interesting trees and I want to paint them all.

Storm Clouds in Crescent Valley

 SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Clouds 5, 8×8 oil on claybord SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Valley Storm 5, 8×8 oil on claybord Once the rain stopped, the sky at Thursday night’s CHS/CVHS varsity girls soccer game was spectacular and inspired these paintings.

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 […]

Fall is here

$50 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Fall Maple Leaves 1, oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord panel. Unframed. It has cooled down here and is raining again so I could buckle down and paint! Very few leaves have turned bright colors yet but that time is not far off. I can smell it in the air. […]

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 […]

Etsy Treasuries for September

These artisans have added my paintings to their Treasuries this month. To see more treasuries curated by other artists, look in the Treasury list at View treasuries I have curated.

Klamath River Serenity

$64 Purchase via Etsy© Pam Van Londen 2010, Klamath River 4, 12×9 acrylic on claybord In the early morning beside the Klamath River, you might spot a bear across the way, or a blanket of flog seeping in and out with the tide, or a buzzard looking for fishing scraps.

Willamette River 22

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Willamette River 22, 8×8 oil on claybord While the kids are practicing soccer, I was practicing painting. We are lucky to have such a great sports park next to our Willamette River. This painting was painted en plain air and goes with these other paintings: Avery Park Trees, Willamette […]

Timberhill Exhibit pieces on sale

$400 © Pam Van Londen 2007 Smith River 4 oil on canvas on 18 x 36 x 1.5 canvas From August 1 – 31, I have eleven oil and acrylic paintings hanging at Timberhill Athletic club, along with paintings by local abstract painter, Jake Dorr. Ten of the paintings are on sale! And if you […]

Willamette River watercolors

$100 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Willamette River 19, 12×12 watercolor $75 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Willamette River 17, 9×12 watercolor Here are a couple of watercolors I created last night. I have two more but these are the best. I was too pooped to paint at the river so I painted from memory.