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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Moving Things Around a Bit

Oh My Darlin' (times 3)
8x6 oil on canvas panel
$85 - email for info
Better paint those clementines quick around my house - before they disappear! I moved my still life set-up to a different room/different light today: directly in an east-facing window though this morning our skies were fairly gray. I didn't use any artificial light which created the backlighting challenge I've explored recently. And, because I was looking towards the window, my palette and panel were in semi-shadow. Tricky but fun. There was a glow of reflected light on the downward plane of each clementine that was just so lovely.

5 comments:

becky joy said...

Beautiful colors. I like the blues and your shadows and reflected light. All of it--good.

Ann Gorbett said...

Love the colors! Beautifully done.

Mitzi Easley said...

Thank you so much Becky and Ann!

Stephen Parker said...

Really nice job, Mitzi. The looseness is great, and I especially like the plate. See you soon.

Gwen Bell said...

Love the beautifully vivid palette and the green ground showing through! Nice highlights!