Tag Archives: modern impressionism

Seascape 4/4/18

Acrylic paint on 24 x 36 inch gallery wrapped canvas

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Still Life Series #5

This is the last of the still life series with coffee and sunflowers. For this one, I put a painting/collage behind the still life set up and like how the figures in the background almost look like you are sitting in a cafe and watching people out the window. I will use this idea again as it solves the question of what to put back there!  I learned that the more you paint something the drawing becomes easier and ideas come faster on new ways to handle the subject.

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Still Life with Hot Tea

This still life was set up beside my easel with a light about a foot away from the cup.  I enjoyed studying the effect the light had on the objects and the shapes it cast in the shadow areas.  I love the combination of these colors, too!  The painting is 11×14 inches, acrylic on gesso board.  It is available in my Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/listing/187680192/original-still-life-painting-books-and

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