Jul 12, 2009

Update: Pearl and Pink Coral Necklace Oil Painting

I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your lovely comments. I do appreciate them all oh so much. Per some of your requests I have posted the original necklace here and I have added it to my Etsy shop. Thank you again. I hope you visit again soon.
Pearl and Coral, I Oil on Canvas 6"x8" $98
Pearl and Coral, I detail

This was a blast to paint. I really like the color combinations. I had made a similar necklace for a customer, and she pointed out how it would go with everything, because whatever she wore would reflect on the pearl. It pearl is a large potato pearl in a very light cream, almost white surface, but it looked more pink on her because of the blouse she was wearing. I thought it would be perfect for my study of reflective materials.

With great excitement, I will go through my beads and see what else I can paint. I can't wait to show you what I find.


  1. man oh man give you some free time and you are off in the other room slinging paint... You are amazing woman just amaze me...xoxox

  2. Hi,
    I just wanted to say thank you so much for visiting my blog and following it. I am so glad because it allowed me to discover your blog -- and I LOVE your work. Your paintings, your jewelry -- just exquisite! I feel you are a kindred spirit. :)

  3. I love the jewelry but also the shadows - that is hard for me to do and you do it so effortlessly, or at least I imagine you do. Very nice!

  4. Nice art works. Really amazing.
    crystal trophy - best crystal collection.

  5. Love these, the shadows are what its all about, awesome job!

  6. Well first of all I'd love to see the necklace itself...how beautiful! And the painting, too. That pearl's opalescence (right word?) is wonderful. can't wait to see more bead-type paintings!

  7. Jewelry is such and exquisite subject, and you have done it beautifully. I also can't wait to see more of your lovely paintings...
    Best regards,

  8. That is a beautiful necklace...thanks for supporting fellow artists! Beautiful blog!