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Copper Pitcher, Copper People

 

Mom's Copper Pitcher, ink & watercolor
Mom's Copper Pitcher, ink & watercolor

 

I needed to draw and paint something fun and refreshing after the ordeal with the last oil painting. I reached into my still life cabinet and pulled out this fun little pitcher. This gave me the idea to draw my complete inventory of still life items, one at a time. And that gave me the idea to draw everything I own. I wonder….

 

BART Snoozing in Copper, ink & watercolor
BART Snoozing, ink & watercolor

The day before I’d drawn these two guys snoozing back to back on BART. The coppery paint mixture worked perfectly for them too.

 

9 replies on “Copper Pitcher, Copper People”

I like the idea of drawing everything one owns… sort of a catalogue! I think I will have to take up minimalism before I take on that task, but at least it won’t leave me short of inspiration in the meantime…

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It would be an interesting way to submit pictures to the home insurance company! Imagine the looks on their faces? 😀

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Oh, scrumptious! The colors, the metallic feel… What a darling little pitcher.
Looking forward to seeing some of your other treasures.

annie

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Love that copper pitcher. And how funny that the color worked for the BART guys, too! I’ve been considering the Cult of Less, trying to get everything I own significantly reduced. Maybe THEN I’d try to paint everything I own….

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