“Looking Ahead” – An Original Painting
The eyes may be the window to the soul, but these sunglasses give us a window on the world. What is she looking at? Where is she? Where is the cityscape located? Is that a bridge or a highway? What is she thinking? This beautiful and engaging pastel is not just a lovely piece of art, it is a conversation starter. …
“Lovelock’s Lavender” – SOLD
If you close your eyes, you can almost imagine the magnificent fragrance of this field of lavender. It’s beautiful floral notes instantly soothe your spirit and calm your soul. Lavender has been around for centuries and is cultivated all over the world. It’s flowers are used for perfume, oils, and even cooking. The scent of lavender has been used for …
“Me First Pears” – original painting
Can fruit have personality? Yes, of course it can. Enjoy as this still life comes to life as you study the spacial relationship between these artfully crafted pears. Did the first pear roll into the front, or did it muscle its way there? That pear in the back – see how it stands tall and majestic? Life often imitates art, and …
“Snow Dog” – original painting
Do you love dogs? Can you even “speak” dog? This energetic dog is ready to go out and enjoy a romp in the snow with anyone who will play. Beautiful detail in his piercing eyes communicate his fun loving nature. The realistic depiction of the snow is sure to delight even those in the warmest of climates. What better way …
“Turquoise Onion” – Original Painting
The simple beauty of a lone onion on a velvety turquoise background cannot be overstated. Painting a still life that captures real life can be challenging, but this print awakens the senses to the purity and majesty of this oft overlooked vegetable. Surely to be a conversation piece whether in the kitchen or anywhere else in your home.
Apricot Canyon 1 – SOLD
© Laura Gabel, “Apricot Canyon 1”. Textured pastel, 16 x 20. Private collection.
What river carved out this canyon? Where might that river lead? Why is that bush such a vibrant green? Varied colors and multiple textures combine to create wonder and amazement at the beauty of nature depicted in this exquisite landscape. The serenity of the scene beckons you to …
Apricot Canyon 2 – SOLD
© Laura Gabel, “Apricot Canyon 2”. Soft pastel, 16 x 20. Private collection.
In the companion piece to “Apricot Canyon 1”, we can follow the river on it’s journey through the canyon. Here, Laura has captured the brilliance of the sun breaking through the canyon from above. It’s warm light glitters off the tree leaves and the water below, bringing a …
Arizona Longings: Crimson Canyon
© Laura Gabel, “Arizona Longings: Crimson Canyon”. 5×7 framed to 13×16, mixed media. $250.
What are your longings? Places can be such powerful evokers of memories. Arizona will always have a special place in Laura’s heart because of her husband Ken. The beauty of the desert landscape stirs in all of us a longing for something more, for something that yet …
Arizona Longings: Desert Love
© Laura Gabel, “Arizona Longings: Desert Love”. 5×7 framed to 13×16, mixed media. $250.
This desert landscape is awash with the brilliant colors of the divine Artist. From the softness of the sun’s rays to the velvety dark of the mountains, all creation does indeed sing His glory. Fall in love again with the beauty of the Arizona desert and join …
Arizona Longings: Turquoise Desert
© Laura Gabel, “Arizona Longings: Turquoise Desert”. 5×7 framed to 13×16, mixed media. $250.
Not all the turquoise in the desert is mined from the ground. The brilliant sky of this third landscape in the Arizona Longings series was mined from above. Displaying the tremendous vibrant beauty of the oft thought barren desert, Laura captures our longings for Arizona once again.
Bark and Bluebells
© Laura Gabel, “Bark and Bluebells”. 22.5×29, pastel. $2500.
Framed in a mahogany wood frame with museum non-glare glass.
Even the trees of the forest will sing for joy before the Lord. His magnificent creation does indeed sing forth in this exquisite work of art. Layers of carefully placed pastel create a depth of color and texture such that you can almost …
Hope in the Desert
© Laura Gabel, “Hope in the Desert”. 5×7 framed to 13×16, mixed media. $250.
The desert is often viewed as a hostile wilderness. A place where nothing grows and you certainly don’t want to find yourself. But in the midst of what appears barren, hope waits. And at just the right time, explodes forth in beauty and splendor. May the fragile …
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