Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Apple Sky

Apple Sky   9" x 9"  oil on panel
These apples are painted in a more distant ornamental view, where you can look up and see the sky poking through branches. My idea here was to create a frame of nature for the blue sky. Here I used a  transparent yellow wash first and it warmed up everything and helped to make the sky pop.
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5 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Mary! Using transparent yellow was a great idea. I always enjoy seeing your paintings of fruit on branches. So lovely.

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  2. Wonderful and loose color and design. The yellow really makes it pop!

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  3. Mary, I have been enjoying your apple paintings and so far this is my favorite! NIce work.

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  4. Un magnifique travail dans les nuances de couleurs... Une branche de vie...
    gros bisous

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  5. Mary ... The idea seems great, it's a very interesting and beautiful composition : )

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