Personal Art Blog
Sharing the lessons I teach at the Artist Guild and the personal discoveries in my art.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Apple Artist Hint
Apples and Grapes - sketch
6x8in oil on linen $100. SOL|D
I love apples and at this time of year I make sure I have at least one every day.
I found and apple with a wonderful leaf still attached. BUT it was all red and I
wanted some variation as this was a demo for class.
and the apple looks just like
I want it to.
Stripe shows how easy to remove.
Cannot eat it though!
Labels: apple and black grapes. impressionism, fracturing technique, julie ford oliver daily painter. blog, still life, trick for artists. Painting the apple itself
I am a painter living in Las Cruces, NM. After many years as an illustrator I turned to fine art to develop my own artistic voice. I currently teach talented and enthusiastic artists in oil, acrylic and egg tempera painting. I am also a member of the Artist Guild of Southern New Mexico.