Monthly Archives: July 2008

Strawberry Still Life Painting

Summer Strawberries – 6″ x 8″ Oil on Canvas Panel SOLD For about an hour I fussed with these strawberries to come up with something I liked. Strawberries are sweet and girly, and I kept trying out different bowls and such to come up with a soft and light setup. Finally I opened a cabinet […]

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Lemons with a Rose Background Still Life

Bowl of Lemons with Rose Background – 6″ x 8″ Oil on Canvas Panel SOLD This painting was first completed on Sunday afternoon however today I reworked it some as I felt the painting was too dark with its original blue background and green tablecloth. By experimenting with a layer of Zinc Buff for the […]

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Yellow Peaches Still Life

Two Yellow Peaches – 6″ x 6″ Oil on Canvas Panel SOLD These yellow peaches are just beautiful. For this painting I placed them on a new decorative plate. I worked to keep the pattern on the plate loose and not overly tight, as I did not want it to overpower the peaches. Daily Art […]

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Apple Wedges

Apple Wedges – 6″ x 6″ Oil on Canvas Panel SOLD For this painting I wanted to work with triangular shapes and how the apple sides are different in the direct lighted areas versus those in shadow. As a side note, this Friday I was accepted into the Daily Art Painters group. Which has a […]

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Succulents and Random-ness

Succulents are my favorite plants, I have several varieties and have no idea of what their official names are. I just find them at shops or sometimes pinch off a cutting when out on a walk. However I may now be able to learn the names of my plants because yesterday, while reading Poppytalk, I […]

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