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Showing posts with label still life. Show all posts
Showing posts with label still life. Show all posts

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Abstract Containers


This still life painting was done last year when I was “into” still life paintings. This art is semi-abstract, no lines are super straight and background containers appear thru foreground containers. The use of a variety of colors also help give bottles their shapes. Ink and watercolor.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

An Autumn Still Life

The colors of autumn excite everyone. My painting is what you may find at a country farm or at a store display. Corn stalks, old corn, dried squash and ripe, full pumpkins surround this old milk container and wicker basket. I’ve tossed in a few leaves to complete the scene.
Ink and watercolor.

Monday, November 18, 2013

A Simple Little Still Life

Still life paintings are fun to do. The actual pots have their own look and colors but I change them as I build my own impression. I also add items for interest like the little green plant coming from one of the pots. Unlike a photograph, a painting can be changed to offer viewers a more personal touch and vision from the artist. Enjoy this simple little still life. Ink and watercolor.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Objects And Shadows

I sketched my image on the watercolor paper then randomly stroked watercolor washes on the background. I used some mystic to blot out the color. Because I could see my image, I could add color where I wanted. I used various Sharpies to define my objects then added bold black shadows. Ink and watercolor.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Containers In Color

I hope you enjoy this colorful display of bottles, jugs and pots in this semi-realistic painting. My idea was to be loose, add lots of color and to have all objects transparent. I met my goal. At times, it's fun to stray away from how we normally draw and paint. Ink and watercolor.

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