Thursday, November 19, 2015

Apples and Pears

After obsessing on sunflowers for a week, I decided to go back to basics, and paint apples and pears from life, without preliminary drawing.

I'm rather pleased with how they turned out.

If you're wondering how I did the speckling, I used watercolour pencils, which I rubbed on a piece of sandpaper over the still wet/damp paint

This one is my favourite. I applied a very light wash of yellow, let it dry, then I applied a second layer, in a looser style.

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