Wednesday, January 2, 2008

"Just a Bowl of Cherries"

10 x 8
Oil on Canvas Board
Now that I've posted the painting, I see I didn't add the stem on the far right cherry. After painting the cast shadows on the background, I decided to paint the background in a middle value of Gray that I added a little Alizarin Crimson too.

"Just a Bowl of Cherries" Step 2


10 x 8
Oil on Canvas Board
Step 3: I mix a warm color of white, plus added various values of Gray, plus a little Coeruleum Blue and a l ittle Alizarin Crimson.

"Just a Bow of Cherries" Step 1


10 x 8
Oil on Canvas Board
Step 1: this is just the base in of local color. I mix a medium value of the local color. Next I will start building up the layers of paint, adding darker values .