Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Red Bowl With Apples

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Red Bowl With Apples
8 X 10


This bowl of apples was sitting in the corner of my nieces counter and I knew immediately I had to paint it.  I love the shape of this bowl with its scalloped edges.  My niece and nephew live and work on a dairy farm.  The sun was streaming in the window (from the right on this painting) and bouncing back on the bowl.  It was beautiful

I like the rustic look of this painting with its muted colors.  I used a course bristle brush and really liked that I could see each brush stroke.  Sorry for the picture quality.  I'm doing some spring cleaning and don't have my usual camera set-up back in place yet.

Off to Kentucky tomorrow for my workshop with Dreama.  So excited!  I can't wait!

4 comments:

  1. Hi, Karla - seeing as you visited me , I thought I'd return the visit! I Like this Bowl with Red Apples! I've had a good look around (maybe "back over" is a pore appropraite way of saying it: your blog - like me you seem to follow lots of tracks and trails and experiment with things - painting (and intellectual curiosity) is such a pleasure, isn't it? Keep trucking! Best. Jon

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  2. Thanks for stopping by. So fun that we can interact with folks all over the world.

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  3. Great job capturing the light on the forms. There's no doubt, the star of the show. Like a spotlight effect on a drama!

    Enjoy KY! My Home~State... I'll be watching their March-madness today.

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