Friday, March 11, 2011
Grapes of Wrath
I don't always have very creative titles for my pieces, but, this piece came right to mind. Wow...I thought that olives were difficult but they don't even come close to how challenging grapes are. I think that part of the problem stemmed from the fact that I backlit them. I lost the value structure this way. Next time I paint them I will make sure that I have lighting that shows the different planes of each grape.
This is a copy of a photograph that I saw on FB. I wanted to give credit to Beautiful Dreamers's Photography. I generally never copy...
I have a tendency to overwork a painting and this was an attempt to limit brushstrokes and to work quickly and deliberately...... ...
This is in response to a request......