Sunday, January 12, 2014

A Good Year

A Good Year      8" x 6"          oil on linen panel
This is another painting where I worked out of a dark mass. As with my last post, I played with color that really popped against the cooler darks but used a little softer contrast in this one. Regardless of method, I just love painting grapes...these are a pic from a wine tour a couple years ago.
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6 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous painting Mary. I like it not being explicit with every grape done perfectly - the way you only suggested them in places is very powerful.
    This is full of light and emotion.

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  2. The colors, the contrast, everything seems to be just right. The work says every thing without giving away too many details. Fabulous.

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  3. Beautifully painted, once again..
    I love your paintings of grapes.

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  4. Really splendid Mary! The colors and your personal brushstrokes are a delight.

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  5. I especially love the soft edges. This is a very strong painting, a masterpiece.

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