Sunday, March 28, 2010

Day 086

Red Delicious Apple in front of a windowsill.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Day 085

Red Delicious Apple

Friday, March 26, 2010

Day 084

Using some nice cool colors this time.

Granny Smith Apple

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Day 083

Playing with some dramatic lighting from the evening light.

Granny Smith Apple

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Day 082

An apple and a half.....yeah, I was hungry that day. lol

Many have asked what happened to the apple postings? Well, my grandmother recently passed away and getting my postings up to speed has been sorta rough. Thank you for all of your concerns, I really appreciate the comments.....postings will resume shortly.

Red Washington Apple

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Day 081

Inspired by colors of the Alice in Wonderland film by Tim Burton. All that's missing is Cheshire from the background :)

Granny Smith Apple

Monday, March 22, 2010

Day 080

Granny Smith Apple

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Day 079

Washington Red Apple

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Day 078

Granny Smith Apple

Friday, March 19, 2010

Day 77

Red Delicious Apple

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Day 076

Golden Delicious Apple

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Day 075

Granny Smith Apple

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Day 074

Red Delicious Apple

Monday, March 15, 2010

Day 073

Red Delicious Apple

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Day 072

Handful of Organic Golden Delicious Apples

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Day 071

Red Delicious Apple

Friday, March 12, 2010

Day 070

Drawing an apple on it's side is a bit challenging. I f0und myself tilting my head while drawing this. Maybe I should have just drawn the apple upright and then transform it? But I'm glad I did it this way, because when painting on location.....ctrl + z and the transform tool is not at my disposal.

This angle is definitely out of my comfort zone....and this is a good reminder why I chose to do this project. I anticipated times where the perspective and tones will not work! In this case, I could not achieve the roundness along the top of the apple. It was looking like a tomato.

The more I troubleshoot these problems while painting I should be more at ease when painting a subject on it's a fallen over tree trunk. Okay enough rambling....more painting :)

Enjoy your weekend!!!

Red Delicious Apple

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Day 069

Playing with a digital waxy oil pastel brush in PS. Much friendlier than the real thing.

Golden Delicious Apple

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Day 068

Back to realty.......I mean, back to still life painting. Suppose to prep for an upcoming Plein Air competition but not so sure about this sporadic rain? Will keep you posted how that goes.

Granny Smith Apple

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Day 067

Even Sasquatch get hungry too.....having a little fun since I've been working on super hero characters with my latest gig. So I just drew a quick hand study and added some fur while holding an apple.

Washington Red Apple

Monday, March 8, 2010

Day 066

Quite a different angle.....thought I'd paint a low view of an apple on a wooden table.

Granny Smith Apple

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Day 065

Wow, what a wonderful sunny Sunday! Decided to enjoy the afternoon by driving around the North Bay and checking out antique stores. Great place to see some interesting painting collections. Each one has a story....was the artist well known for his/her time? Is it just a personal collection from the seller? Can't help but wonder if one of my paintings will end up here? Is that a bad thing? I dunno....let's wait and see the price tag first. LOL. Hope you had a wonderful weekend.

Golden Delicious Apple

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Friday, March 5, 2010

Day 063

Desk is currently cluttered at the moment prepping for my next freelance project. Lots of strong shadows hitting my desk during the afternoon.

Granny Smith Apple

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Day 062

Warm evening lighting from one of my windows.

Red Washington Apple

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Day 061

So much talk on the radio about the upcoming Oscars this Sunday night. How about putting Granny in the spot light!

Granny Smith Apple

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Day 060

Playing with some reflective lighting.

Washington Red Apple

Monday, March 1, 2010

Day 059

More digital pastels.

Organic Gala Apple