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Maas Art · 3W ago

Works In Progress

I have been lazy about blogging; but in between other things in life I have been painting.At the moment I am working on two- 12 x 16 inch canvases for a lady.  She loves Pansies and asked me...
Maas Art · 1M ago

Wild Roses

Today I noticed a lovely photo on a site that I watch.  I messaged the photographer, Colleen Fink, asking for her permission to use her photo as a reference.  She graciously told me that I c...
Maas Art · 1M ago


This is my latest pastel painting. He is on his way to his new owner.Title: LegendSoft pastelSize: 8 x 10 inches, matted to 11 x 14 inches
Maas Art · 1M ago

Waiting For Paint To Dry

So while I wait for the oil painting to be dry enough to work on I am playing around with my pastels again.Title:  WaitingSoft pastelSize: 10 x 8 inches, matted to 14 x 11 inchesFor Sale
Maas Art · 1M ago

Missing In Action

It has been a long time since I posted.  I was sick with pneumonia for quite a while and spent 3 weeks in the hospital and took some time at home to recover as I was very weak after.Before I...
Maas Art · 5M ago

Winter Field 2

Another attempt of the lovely photo reference of Ryan Wunsch Photography, (used with permission of photographer).Title: Winter Field 2Soft pastelSize: 8 x 10 inches, matted to 11 x 14 inches...
Maas Art · 5M ago

Winter Field 1

Here is a soft pastel painting I did using a photo reference with permission from Ryan Wunsch Photography. Thanks again Ryan.Title: Winter Field 1Soft pastelSize: 8 x 10 inchesSold pending p...
Maas Art · 5M ago

Colmer Elevator

I grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan very near where this elevator stood at the time.  It is no longer there and hasn't been for a very long time; but someone sent me an old photo of it and s...
Maas Art · 5M ago

A Blue Door and Another Wolf

I have finished a couple more pastel paintings and am working on a couple of oil paintings as well.So here are the finished pastel paintings.Title: WolfSoft pastel on pastel paperSize: 10 x ...
Maas Art · 6M ago

Soft Pastel

I find quite often that people don't understand the medium of Soft Pastel and seem to compare it to the chalk that children use. This is not so, Soft pastel as an art medium has been around ...