Happy Boy Farms Radishes, oil on panel, 8x8"

Happy Boy Farms Radishes, oil on panel, 8x8"

Every time I paint I learn something. This time I learned some new tricks with different brushes and mediums and also about how much easier it is to paint in a good mood than a bad one. I painted the radishes for last week’s Daily Paintworks challenge, “Paint your vegetables.” It is available there on my new Daily Paintworks page.

I painted the radishes over Sunday’s painting of cucumbers that didn’t work because of my bad composition (or my bad mood when I was painting it) not sure which. I liked the lemon slice in the painting so I took a photo before I scraped off the panel for reuse.  Here is the happy little corner of the painting with the lemon slice (and without the two big ugly cukes at the top):

Cucumbers and Lemon, section of trashed painting

Cucumbers and Lemon, corner of painting

And here is the promised Still Life With Cat, shot when I put the radishes back in the fridge and silly Busby decided my still life light box would make a nice kitty sauna.

Busby still life

Still Life with Cat

I’d probably look grouchy too if someone tried to take a picture of me in the sauna!

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Animals, Daily Paintworks Challenge, Food sketch, Oil Painting, Painting, Still Life
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  1. I’m waiting to see your cat portrait!

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  2. The radishes look good enough to eat.

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  3. Your radishes rock! And the cat’s pretty cool, too!

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  4. These paintings are fabulous. It looks as though you are enjoying the colors; they are so vivid.

    And that’s a very cute picture of the helpful cat.

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  5. “Mom – I’m a model too!”

    Silly boy. 🙂

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