Saturday, March 12, 2011

"Apple and Salt" 10" x 10" oil on linen

Well, I really struggle with apples, especially the variety that has a lot of yellow, orange and green. That's why I chose and Red Delicious this time. A bit of purple in this one, but it was the bottle that gave me problems. The salt shaker is a recent acquisition from etsy. I feel like I will rust up if I don't paint every day, but I believe pauses in a routine can be quite enlightening. Perhaps I need a good dose of chocolate!


susan jenkins said...

Love it! I love your little salt shaker, well done!


LindaHunt said...

Very nice composition and placement. Love your color!

dulcy said...

Gorgeous! Love the red apple with the glass. I'm wanting to try glass with my pastels, but haven't yet. Began working on a "mad robin" the other day.... There's a book called "Standing At The Water's Edge" that I'm currently reading. There's quite a bit about immersing in your art and then breaking away for a bit. How that can be helpful, and maybe necessary for artists. I haven't worked on my pastel for three days, and it's bugging me. But..... very "immersed" in trying to teach myself intarsia knitting. I get obsessed with a project and can't stop!

Theresa Paden said...

Wow, gorgeous painting!