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Sharing the lessons I teach at the Artist Guild and the personal discoveries in my art.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Poms From A Friend.

Pomegranates
6"x 6" oil on canvas panel  $110. SOLD

Artist Note
I really do enjoy the 
pomegranate time of year.
These are in a glass bowl
in case you cannot figure
it out.
A fellow artist passed these 
on to me - thanks, Chris.

I apologize for not getting 
round to answering the 
comments on my previous post.
I truly appreciate them all,
but I am at the hair pulling stage
and berating myself for 
agreeing to do a solo show.
I know it is normal - 
well, for me anyway,
and, yes,  this too will pass,
but until it is all at the framers
and invitation done I 
am out of my 
comfort/ routine zone.

Wishing you all a wonderful
painting week.

21 comments:

  1. Beautiful Poms Julie, the title of your post made me smile as I'm sure you know the (all in good fun) Australian nick name for English folk :). Wishing you all best for your exhibition, I know it will be a huge success :)

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  2. Deep breaths ....stay calm ... eat the poms! The show will be a success ...and then... normality will abound!

    Great colours, clever composition really lovely mouth-watering painting.

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  3. Love love love this. You crack me up. Of course they're in a glass bowl. Good luck on your solo show! Wish I could come!

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  4. Love the color and those strokes! You are going to have such a great show! Wish I lived closer! I would love to see your work up close and personal! Wishing you much success Julie!

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  5. All the very best and such good luck for your show, Julie. It will be as wonderful as you are, you fabulous woman!!!

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  6. Beautiful as always and excited for your show.

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  7. The overhead point of view is wonderful! Gives a unique perspective to the fruit and leaves. The poms are so colorful with their spectrum of reds, pinks oranges, etc. and those "shots" of blue on the leaves are such a treat. Wishing you the best with all your preparations for the show. I know it will be successful and memorable.

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  8. dont pull out too much hair! dont want to have to go wig shopping on top of getting everything done for the show ;)

    you captured the colour and texture of the pomegranates perfectly :)

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  9. This is a fabulous painting Julie!!!! I still never tasted a Pomegranate but I will someday.....I don't know why it scares me!!! Lol. Maybe all of the seeds!!! If you have a solo show it will be SO successful! And I only wish I can see your paintings in person...

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  10. Organizing a solo show is time consuming , so many details to remember . I did one in march , and at the same time I was renovating a flat + preparing a move...total craziness ! It's the time of the year for this gorgeous fruit , and of course you painted it gloriously..and yes , you can tell they are in a glass bowl :-)

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  11. What a beauty! All the best to you = )

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  12. Oh Julie this is so beautiful. You can make a bowl of fruit look absolutely delicious! Please don't pull your hair out. I am sure you will do wonderfully with your solo show and yes all things do pass given time. Take care and have a blessed week - hugs!

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  13. I bought some pomegranates yesterday in a market yesterday. So I was planning to paint today, but the colour is not red like yours. They are greenish yellow.You always inspire me. Thank you for sharing your great works.

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  14. This is so rich!!! I love how the poms stand out and with the look from above, the glass bowl doesn't distract from the rest of the painting. Lovely job!

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  15. When someone does not know what we mean by rich colors, lots of chroma, just lead them to this painting. It is rich and full.

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  16. This is awesome Julie, good luck with your show and look forward to you sharing some pios :-)

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  17. Thinking of you so much today. Stopped by to browse your beautiful art here on your blog. I hope things are going smoothly for you as you prepare for your show! How I wish I could be there! Hugs

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Cheers,
Julie