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Another Still Life Painting

A few last things gathered from the garden, along with a collection of pottery. This is an 11×14 oil on panel.

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Choosing a background to set the mood for your still life painting

I’ve been looking at the work of different painters I admire (Manet, some contemporaries and Emil Carlsen in particular) to understand not only how they achieve realism, but also a sense of harmony or quietude in their work. I notice … Continue reading

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Alla prima still life with Roses and Wine

Tom bought these white roses for me last Saturday. As if ellipses weren’t challenging enough! Painting roses adds to the difficulty, I’m beginning to understand that simpler is better. This still life is an 11×14 oil on panel – painted … Continue reading

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Autumn Still Life

A still life with white pumpkin, gourds and mums to celebrate the recent cool weather – finally! The painting is a 12×16 oil on panel. It was painted in two sessions.

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Floral Still Life

A floral still life – 12×16 oil on panel. I tried using a round brush instead of my usual flats – need more practice!

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Harbor at Bayfield, WI

Tom and I recently visited Bayfield, Wisconsin where we saw this pretty little boat tied-up in the harbor. I had to paint her. The painting is an 11×14 oil on panel.

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Color and Pattern

Playing here with complementary colors, textures (glass, fabric) and a selection of flowers from our backyard… This is an oil painting on panel and measures 11×14.

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Still Life, cont’d.

Another still life…I spent two painting sessions on this piece of 3-4 hours each. It’s painted on Arches Oil Paper – first time I’ve used this product. I like it very much. Seems to be quite durable and the oil hasn’t been … Continue reading

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Still Life, cont’d.

I found this vase at an antique mall – thought it would make an excellent start for a floral still life. It’s unmarked so I don’t know anything about it – thinking it’s either German or Czech or pre-war Japan. … Continue reading

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Still Life in a Landscape

16×20 Oil on Panel.

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