September 24, 2008

Lime Trio

Acrylic on Canvas Board

Another attempt at a Carol Marine style still life.  I'm trying to do Carol's approach of mixing the right color first, and then applying it decisively in a firm brush stroke, and aiming to define the planes. Kevin McPherson has a lot to say about this method as well. I highly recommend any of his books, which you can find on his site, or on

I need to do a LOT more of these! The deceptively simple arrangement reveals all the shifts in color and lighting.

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