Tag Archives: still life

Bowl of Plums – acrylic painting


A couple of months into painting with acrylics ~ I love this medium.  I’ve really enjoyed learning the nuances and technical mechanics.  While only at the beginning of building my knowledge base and comfort level, acrylics is becoming a paint … Continue reading

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Red Roses series, #2 – oil pastels


“Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.” Claude Monet Mr. Monet, to me was the master of color – he spun the universe of color letting us marvel in his dazzling creations.  Can’t help but chuckle thinking of Monet, … Continue reading

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White Flower Study, charcoal


Today a little something to celebrate the beginning of Spring ~ White Flower Study, was a quick charcoal drawing (9×6) on Strathmore Bristol Vellum paper.  My objective for this still life was to sketch the flower without too much detail … Continue reading

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Resting Comfortably, graphite and charcoal


Continuing to challenge myself with still life drawings using graphite and charcoal ~ in this piece it was all about the double tablecloths, in particular the white one. Resting Comfortably, a graphite and charcoal drawing (9×12) was done on Strathmore … Continue reading

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