About Me

Murrieta, CA, United States
Hi! Welcome to my blog. I am a mixed media artist who lives in Murrieta, California. I work in acrylics, watercolor, pastel, charcoal and other water and drawing media. My main subjects are abstracts, abstract landscapes, florals and gardens, equine abstracts and dog portraits. I love to use color! I try to incorporate the three C's in all of my work - color, contrast and composition! Most of these paintings are for sale. Please check with me for availability and prices if not posted. Contact me at: carol.engles@gmail.com carolenglesart.blogspot.com or carolengles.artspan.com Art copyrighted 2008-2018

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Peaceful Valley, abstract landscape by Carol Engles

17 x 23 pastel and water media on paper. Even though this is a relaxing painting to view, it was not easy to do. I did lots of layering and removing of paint and pastels to create depth and texture. Hope you like it. To purchase, contact me at:


Theresa Paden said...

I love it! The softness of it is very soothing and the colors are beautiful!

Carol Engles said...

Thank you,Theresa! Soft pastels are wonderful for paintings like these. I give them most of the credit for this look. I did have some trouble deciding on the colors. I was tired after coming back from the ranch. Fortunately, the colors came together.