I am still working with transparency. I was pleased with this set up and the way that it turned out. It was tricky getting the ribbon to curl properly with the correct values. For some reason the yellow is not photographing well. It is more washed out than it actually is. I will try and locate a spot that maintains the integrity of the color and photograph again. 5"X7" Oil Raymar Canvas Panel
My intention in this painting was to put the gold glass ornaments in shadow and focus the light on the mum. I wanted to see what kind of value structure it would take to make the ornaments look gold and in shadow. 6X8 Oil Canvas Panel
Click Here To Bid The turquoise blue satin cloth was a pleasure to work with. I liked the gold tone glass balls against this backdrop. How did I get the ball to stay in that position? A little tape :) 6X6 inches Oil Canvas Panel
More practice work here. These birds were not clear glass but they were white ceramic which was challenging to paint. I am finding that value is the key. I like the way that this painting turned out. 6X6 OIl Canvas Panel
Now this was difficult to do. Painting a glass figurine poses all kinds of problems. I think that the most difficult is finding a background of the right value that shows off the glass. It was great practice. I have hung in on this painting and now I am pleased with the results. It was very difficult and I learned sooo much. Don't give up until it suits you is the first thing I learned!