Constructing a still life is part of the fun in painting. I look around to see what I have. In this case, it was two old fashioned fruit jars and a more modern round one that something from the store came in. I tinted water in it with blue food coloring to make a contrast with the dull brown jars.
This is an 8 x 10 painting of granny smith green apples, a pitcher and dark plums painted in a loose, “painterly” style. To see a price, click here.
Lucy’s guardians won the Humane Society’s pet portrait painting, dog division in their 2020 online auction. I donated two pet portraits for this auction, a cat painting, shown last week and a dog painting. Lucy is a wonderful, elderly dog who is very lucky to be owned by a loving owner.
Kahlua is a very privileged cat! She is owned by people who take her everywhere with them throughout the United States. She rides in an RV and walks in a harness! Kahlua’s guardians were the winners of the Humane Society’s pet portrait painting, which I donated for their 2020 auction.