Posts Tagged ‘lychees’

Tea and Lychee

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Tea and Lychee - Daily Painting

Daily Painting #26 – Tea and Lychee
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Oil on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5 x 7 inches — 13 x 18 cm

I’ve always had a hard time painting porcelain — it seems I always make them too dark and too gray. I had to scrape off my first attempt on the teacups and teapot because my Mom said they looked like steel! Well, more practice should do it. I think subtle shadows are the key.

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Lychees

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Lychees - Daily Oil Painting

Daily Painting #24 – Lychees
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Oil on gessoed matboard
Approximately 5 x 5 inches — 13 x 13 cm

I spent a good while moving the lychees around, trying to find a composition that I wanted to paint. I finally decided to eat one and paint the shiny, brown seed.

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