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Eldora, Iowa, United States
Hello- welcome to my blog. My name is Tom Christopher and I have been a landscape artist for many years. I enjoy painting scenes near my home in rural Eldora, Iowa. I am a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America and a Charter Member of the Pastel Society of Iowa.

2013 Workshops


1. May 4 and 5...Maquoketa Art association. Maquoketa Iowa.
2. May 18 and 19 Des Moines Art Center. Des Moines Iowa
3..September 12,13,and 14 Eurekas Springs Art center
Eurekea Springs Ar.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Mid Morning-winter

Painted today--sort of a fast technique I have been trying out. pastel on uart paper 16x20 inches


  1. Tom,
    So, tell us more about your "fast technique"

  2. Hi Marianne--this painting took about 1.5 hours. I will attempt another tomorrow and takes photos of the process-stay tuned thanks tom

  3. This is just lovely. As usual, thanks for the hints, I looked at the demo. These look like plein air you have such a nice touch.