Finally I’m back in my studio and painting again after a two-month reconstruction of my backyard that made it impossible to get in there. These sturdy plums waited for me in the studio fridge all that time, then sat on a table by the easel for nearly two weeks during a heat wave. Some days it was just too hot to paint–well over 90 degrees. I was afraid they would have exploded, fermented, or worse. But nope, due to the magic of non-organic, supermarket fruit, they were still holding their own (unlike the beautiful, expensive, organic fruit from my natural grocery that goes squishy and grows fur if not eaten in a day or two) and I could finish the painting.
Below is the value study I did in Procreate on the iPad before starting the painting, my sketch on canvas and a photo of the setup, which I painted from life.
2 replies on “Plums on a White Plate”
🙂 Somehow this set up looks like a smile – how beautiful!
Have a very HAPPY Sunday 🙂
Ha ha. I had the same thought — that it looked like a 😊!
On Sun, Oct 1, 2017 at 5:03 AM Jana Bouc, Artist wrote: