Saturday, April 28, 2012

Blue Pitcher with Pears

I need a break between large paintings sometimes so I set up a few pieces of fruit, which can always be found in the house of a perpetual dieter like myself. I add a piece of pottery for color, texture and contrast and arrange the composition into what i think are interesting shapes. I tackle the painting in the morning when I'm fresh and usually have an hour to work before I leave for work. When I get home I view the piece with fresh eyes and the paint is just dry enough to address some edges and tweak the values if I need to.

Painting from life is ALWAYS educational, not to mention fun.

6" x 8"
oil on Pintura Canvas ™


4 comments:

jimmie white said...

I DO like your still life paintings........

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Nora Sallows said...

Thanks Jim! What have you been painting lately? You need a blog so I can check them out.

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