Original Paintings

Cotton Candy Sky – SOLD

I’ve been feeling a desire to paint scenes that have a fairytale-esque warmth – carefree and whimsical… landscapes that take me to another place. I think this painting achieves that with its cotton candy sky and colorful grasses.

-Valerie

Title: Cotton Candy Sky
Size: 6 x 8″


A Moment of Serenity – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

This painting was inspired by a walk at North Park in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The sun was going down and the water was still and serene. It is the serenity I wanted to remember.

-Valerie

Title: A Moment of Serenity
Size: 6″ x 5.5″ inches


Clouds No. 2

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

Title: Clouds No. 2
Size: 9 x 9 inches
Media: Various professional-quality soft pastels on archival, sanded paper.
This piece will arrive with a signature on the bottom right corner.

This original pastel painting will be shipped to you with love and care for protection. Pastel care & framing tips will also be included. It was a joyful, therapeutic experience for me to paint this and I hope it brings warmth to your home.


Clouds No. 1

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

The first in my series of cloud paintings. What a breath of fresh air to paint!

-Valerie

Title: Clouds No. 1
Size: 9 x 6 inches
Media: Various professional-quality soft pastels on archival, sanded paper.
This piece will arrive with a signature on the bottom right corner.

This original pastel painting will be shipped to you with love and care for protection. Pastel care & framing tips will also be included. It was a joyful, therapeutic experience for me to paint this and I hope it brings warmth to your home


Fire & Water – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

We are in the peak of Fall in Pennsylvania and each new day is bringing new inspiration to paint! The blue and orange hues dance together in this painting. I love the warm and cool together.

-Valerie

Title: Fire & Water
Size: 6 x 9 inches


Autumn’s Evening Light

Autumn's Evening Light - an original soft pastel painting by Valerie McKeehan

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

We are in the peak of Fall in Pennsylvania and each new day is bringing new inspiration to paint! I feel so lucky to get to experience Fall in my new home & studio – it feels as vibrant and magical as ever. The inspiration for this painting came from one of my evening walks.

-Valerie

Title: Autumn’s Evening Light
Size: 9 x 12 inches
Media: Various professional-quality soft pastels on archival, sanded paper.
This piece will arrive with a signature on the bottom left corner.

This original pastel painting will be shipped to you with love and care for protection. Pastel care & framing tips will also be included. It was a joyful, therapeutic experience for me to paint this and I hope it brings warmth to your home


Fall Splendor

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

Fall is by far my favorite season. I wanted to capture the colors, warmth, and brilliance of this glorious time of year.

-Valerie

Title: Fall Splendor
Size: 9 x 12 inches
Media: Various professional-quality soft pastels on archival, sanded paper.
This piece will arrive with a signature on the bottom right corner.

This original pastel painting will be shipped to you with love and care for protection. Pastel care & framing tips will also be included. It was a joyful, therapeutic experience for me to paint this and I hope it brings warmth to your home.


Autumn Glow – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

Next to my childhood home there was a lane just like this with grand trees on either side. I spent countless hours on this lane. A simple memory, but a happy one that takes me to a comforting place in my mind. I hope the warmth and glow of this painting is a comfort, too.

-Valerie

Title: Autumn Glow
Size: 9 x 12 inches


Pumpkin Path – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

This painting was inspired by our annual pumpkin-picking visit to Soergel’s Orchard near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There’s something magical about trapsing through the pumpkin patch and it tops the list of one of my most treasured traditions.

-Valerie

Title: Pumpkin Path
Size: 8 x 10 inches


Poppies – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

Title: Poppies
Size: 8×10 inches


Last Of The Wildflowers – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

It’s the end of August in Pennsylvania and the wildflowers are abundant, but with signs of running their course. Soon we will say goodbye to Summer.

Valerie

Title: Last of the Wildflowers
Size: 9 x 12 inches
Media: Various professional quality soft pastels on archival, sanded paper.


Lace Dreams – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

Queen Anne’s Lace – unruly, wild & absolutely magical. This piece feels like a summer dream and was inspired by the Pennsylvania landscapes dotted with this charming wildflower.

Valerie

Title: Lace Dreams
Size: 6 x 9 inches


Another Time & Place – SOLD

Another Time & Place - Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

The old-fashioned feel of this piece just takes me to another time and place, a simpler, slower time. It was inspired by the beautiful place I grew up in rural Western Pennsylvania.

– Valerie

Title: Another Time & Place
Size: 9 x 12 inches


Wildflower Walk – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

It’s wildflower season! Lately, I’ve been paying close attention to the Pennsylvania landscape and the wildflowers everywhere are just so alluring to me. Like little dots of magic spread throughout, enchanting and unruly. This painting was inspired by a country drive through my hometown of Scottdale, Pennsylvania.

-Valerie

Title: Wildflower Walk
Size: 9 x 12 inches


Queen Anne’s Lace Growing Along The Roadside – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

This painting was inspired by a country drive through my hometown of Scottdale, Pennsylvania. Delicate and soft, Queen Anne’s lace dots the summer landscape and I can’t get enough of it. I love the juxtaposition of the powerful trees with the dainty blossoms, a pairing of strength and femininity.

-Valerie

Title: Queen Anne’s Lace Growing Along the Roadside
Size: 9 x 12 inches


Golden Entrance – SOLD

An Original Soft Pastel Painting by Valerie McKeehan

Cheerful golden flowers along a country path feels welcoming, warm and bright! I’ve been playing close attention to the Pennsylvania landscape and the wildflowers everywhere are just so alluring to me. Like little dots of magic spread throughout, enchanting and unruly. This painting was inspired by a country drive through my hometown of Scottdale, Pennsylvania.

-Valerie

Title: Golden Entrance
Size: 6 x 9 inches


Light at the end of the path – SOLD

Darkness may be the present moment, but rest assured we can see the glorious glow just up ahead. This too shall pass. This painting was inspired by a country drive through my hometown of Scottdale, Pennsylvania.

-Valerie

Title: Light at the end of the path
Size: 4.5 x 6 inches