Salsa 11

SOLD © 2013 Pam Van Londen. Salsa 11. Oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord. framed in black lacquered wood. Colorful pepper paintings are back by popular demand! This eleventh painting depicts three sweet peppers on my favorite blue plate. This one is available at Etsy, Fine Art America (prints, too!), and Daily Paintworks. You can see […]

Invited into Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts Spoon Exhibit

My Food on the Table series of paintings have been invited into Lake Oswego’s 50th  annual Festival of the Arts, scheduled for June 21, 22 & 23, 2013 at the Lakewood Center for the Arts, George Rogers Park and Marylhurst University, Oregon. I’ll be showing these new paintings as well as other available paintings in the series. […]

More Pears

$50 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Pears 2, 8×8 Acrylic on Clayboard SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Pear 3, 8×8 Acrylic on Clayboard. Unframed. I’m glad pears last a long time when sitting on the counter. I will keep painting this pair of pears until they are ready to eat.

Pear 1

Chef’s Jubilee Auction © Pam Van Londen 2010, Pear 1, 8×8 Acrylic on Clayboard One of my friends/clients/art patrons has been looking at pear paintings, which motivated me to finally paint one. I have not painted a pear since I was in collage oh so many years ago. This one is painted very loosely in […]

Peach in a bowl

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Stacked Bowls with Peach, 8×8 oil on claybord For last week’s Daily Paintworks Balance Challenge, I picked three of my colorful bowls and added a peach, to match the bottom plate. Then I added the customary purple background, to match the rest of the Food on the Table series […]

Datsun Driving Canby Fun

I got to hang out with lots of fun Datsun lovers this weekend at the Datsun Driving Canby Fun event. I was there selling paintings of cars and landscapes. Send me your car portrait with other loved ones and I’ll paint you a piece for your office wall. I made these quick watercolor sketches on […]

Driving Canby Fun

$64 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Midnight Z, 8×8 $64 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Spoiler Z, 8×8 I’ve painted a couple of car portraits to show at the Driving Canby Fun event on June 11. We’ll be camping and shaking hands with car fans from all over Oregon and Washington.

Hot Cocoa with Shiny Gift Bag

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Hot Cocoa with Shiny Giftbag, 8×8 oil on claybord I’ve painted this one to meet the Daily Paintworks challenge. I’ve used my usual loose style in oil on Claybord. It’s hard to get the really saturated colors present on the shiny purple giftbag…it reflects a lot of permanent rose […]

Salsa 9

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Salsa 9, 8×8 oil on clayboard Here’s another pepper to go with the series of 3. One is sold and I might paint more, depending on how long the peppers stay fresh-looking.

Salsa peppers, upon request

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Salsa 7, 8×8 oil on clayboard SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Salsa 8, 8×8 oil on clayboard Get them while they’re hot! Salsa paintings make great gifts. I’ve painted peppers 8 times now and really enjoy the color scheme. These are part of my Food on the Table […]

Denise’s Strawberries

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Denise’s Strawberries, 8×8 oil on claybord It is a joy to sit outside and paint with your girlfriends. Nobody judges and we enjoy catching up on family happenings. Denise and her husband have quite a garden in the middle of town, along with chickens and dogs. The strawberries are […]

Monthly Challenge Painting
Portland Rose Festival Float

$50 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Portland Rose Festival Float, Oil on 8×8-inch archival Claybord panel, unframed. Years ago I photographed some water floats waiting for a Portland Rose Festival race. I’m finally getting around to working on some paintings from the references. This is a close up of a larger photo offered in the […]

Orange Cactus Blossom

$64 © Pam Van Londen 2009, Orange Cactus Blossom, 8x8x1 on acrylic on gessobord Here is another painting from Lucy’s garden, down the street from me. Lucy has passed away, but her memory lives on her her succulent/palm garden, which I get to watch grow every day. This cactus blooms every spring, in these bright […]

Crows in the Rain

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Crows in the Rain, 8x8x1 on oil on claybord This quick oil stick sketch has a bit of scraffito. When I’m waiting for Maya to get out of rehearsal, I often paint in the car/RV with iridescent oil sticks, which have little fumes and make little mess. The results […]

Rose of Pink #2

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Rose of Pink 2, 8x8x1 on oil on gessobord Mark Allison handed off this rose to paint last week and I’ve been struggling to get it right for days. This rendition is fine though I was going for something more subtle. I’ll keep trying.

Tropical Corvallis

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Hibiscus 1, 8x8x1 on oil on claybord Even though Corvallis is not in the tropics, we sometimes can grow tropical flowers like Hibiscus. Makes me feel like I’m on an island. I’ve mentioned before how difficult it is for me to paint flowers and have them look delicate and […]

Calla lilies from the
neighborhood

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Calla Liliess 1, 12x12x1.5 on acrylic Corvallis is full of lovely gardens and even the smallest space can yield simple beauty. I watch every morning on my way to work in the spring for these magenta calla lilies to pop up. They are spectacular in the morning sun.

Rose of Pink

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Rose of Pink, 8x8x1 on oil on clayboard During one of my walks around the neighborhood, I spotted this lovely pink rose. Who know the name of it? Send me a request for a flower portrait.

Etsy Treasury

$100 © Pam Van Londen 2008 White Pumpkins 12x12x1 in acrylic on canvas I’ve been added to another Etsy.com Treasury! This one highlights November Decor. Shopping Etsy supports self-representing artisans. Try it for the holidays.

Kim’s Bouquet

$350 © Pam Van Londen 2009, Kim’s Bouquet 1, 24x18x1.5 acrylic on gallery edged canvas Thank you, Kim, for the wonderful bouquet. Maya is enjoying it as much as I am. I had to paint it, of course. Here is the first of several I have planned.  

Daffodils & Ribbon with Scraffito

SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2009, Daffodils and Ribbon, 8x8x1 on oil on claybord Last spring I took a picture of these daffodils and ribbon on a blue paper with writing. The textures it created were appealing. I used scraffito on this claybord surface to suggest the writing and stamp image. I will be experimenting […]