Three Pears

It had been a busy last week with family affairs. So no painting. My whole attention devoted to family. With the family all gone, this week began with an open studio. This painting which I done 2 weeks ago is dried enough for me to post.

After taking David Shelvino’s workshop, I am becoming more aware of edges. Blending the object’s edge into the background. What I also noticed that using a sable brush helps to create smooth and delicate brushstrokes that blends well into the color of the background. The pears are not as definite as some of my other fruits are. It’s more like how our eyes sees, definite edges around the focal point and everything else is fuzzy.
Three Pears 2015

3 thoughts on “Three Pears

  1. Hey Marlene – really enjoy your recent fruit paintings! Your edges and brush work are impressive, and your colors and shadow temperatures are complex. The depth of field works nicely with your focal point.

    1. Thank you so much for viewing! The recent painting reflects the influence of a workshop that I took from David Shelvino. Softer edges blending into the background..almost abstracted. Anyway hope to do more.

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