Questions? Comments? Please email me at paulaford9660@aol.com


Let us have a complete restoration of America!!
***PLEASE don't pave one more beautiful pasture,
***PLEASE don't cut down one more tree,
***PLEASE don't build another building,
**NO MORE LAND DEVELOPMENT UNTIL THE RESTORATION OF THE EXISTING IS COMPLETE**
S T O P . . . U R B A N . . . S P R A W L *** S A V E ... O U R ... L A N D ! !


Tuesday, January 31, 2012

3 New Paintings on Canson, smooth side, 9"x12"

Better photo taken w/camera. ©2012 Paula Ann Ford, Untitled. Soft Pastels on Canson (smooth side), 9"x12" (#9-2012)
#9 is SOLD


Better photo taken w/camera. ©2012 Paula Ann Ford, Untitled. Soft Pastels on Canson (smooth side), 9"x12" (#10-2012)



Better photo taken w/camera. ©2012 Paula Ann Ford, Untitled. Soft Pastels on Canson (smooth side), 12"x9" (#11-2012)

Sunday, January 22, 2012

©2012 Paula Ann Ford, Dreamscape. Soft Pastels on board, 8"x10" (#8-2012)

I painted this tonight.  Thinking out of the box :)  I wanted something colorful with hardly any green.

©2012 Paula Ann Ford, Dreamscape. Soft Pastels on board, 8"x10" (#8-2012)

Monday, January 9, 2012

©2012 Paula Ann Ford, In the Arms of Sunshine. Soft Pastels on board, 5"x7" (#6-2012)

This one popped out of me this afternoon.  It's from a photo I took in Colorado last summer.

©2012 Paula Ann Ford, In the Arms of Sunshine. Soft Pastels on board, 5"x7" (#6-2012)

If you are interested in purchasing this piece, please contact Shuptrine's Gold Leak Designs.

Excellent Article by Keith Bond (One of my Favorite Artists!!)

How to Understand What You Want to Say

by Keith Bond

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Sunday, January 8, 2012

©2012 Paula Ann Ford, Clearing Up. Soft Pastels on board, 5"x7" (#5-2012)

This photo was taken by my dear friend David Patterson who gave me permission to paint from it.
Thank you David!!!
©2012 Paula Ann Ford, Clearing Up. Soft Pastels on board, 5"x7" (#5-2012)


Thursday, January 5, 2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

©2012 Paula Ann Ford, Pineview. Soft Pastels on board, 6"x6" (#3-2012)

Have been working on this piece since last night.  It's from a photo I took while in Colorado last summer when I taught at Terry Ludwig's.
It was difficult to take a photo of this piece.  The sky is much lighter, as is the background.  It also has lots of colors in the background that aren't showing in this photo.

©2012 Paula Ann Ford, Pineview. Soft Pastels on board, 6"x6"