Thursday, November 18, 2010

TWO APPLES AND A BOWL


6x6 Oil on Ampersand Gessobord

More apples and this time with a green bowl. These are fun to paint and practicing more with elipses. Gosh, there is soooo much to learn! It's a good thing that I love doing this ..... loving the journey, as they say. :-)

This painting and the one before was painted with a limited palette of three colors - Primary Red, Primary Blue, and Primary Yellow by Maimeri and Titanium White. This is fun to do sometimes. One learns a lot about what these colors can do.

6 comments:

  1. Very nice, Linda. Really interesting the way the light slants across the canvas. The shadow and light in the bowl are really well done. And the apples look luscious!

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  2. You are doing some great color combos lately. Another great bold, vibrant, dramatic piece.

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  3. Not just any two apples and a bowl. The perfect beautiful painting of apples and a bowl!

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  4. I agree that this is beautiful- great composition and love that shade of green on the bowl with the stronger value of the red apples! Great highlights.

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  5. Linda I simply loved the colors you chose for this piece giving it a wonderful contrast.Beautiful highlighting on apples giving them a juicy look.Awesome!

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  6. Lots of nice things about this painting, Linda! It's very strong. Love the contrasting colors, the reds are so lush and fluid and I love the variety of grays in the cast shadow and shadow in the bowl. Whenever I first see a new painting of yours, I always sense an abstract composition---a good thing.

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