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Dressed in Blue

SOLD A Painting A Day
Certified Original Art © 2007
Still Life Food SeriesIt seems that the subject of lemons in a Blue Bowl is one that every artist paints at one time or the other so I decided to try one just for the fun of it and to take it out of the realm of things. To create a field of activity and interest.

Lets cook with lemons. What can we make?
Lemonade, Lemon Cake, Lemon Cookies, Lemon Chicken,
or just a beautiful still life in the middle of the dining table with a lovely
Blue Bowl of Luscious Yellow Lemons on a Bright Red Surface.

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A Play on Texture: Lemons have their own grain and smooth texture. I wanted to create deep shadows and heavy texture so I used a heavily gessoed canvas hardwood panel and gessoed areas to accomplish an extreme texture.click for larger view

The Hardwood Canvas Panel is one 5/8 inch deep and looks great with all the sides with a continued finish to blend with the colors of the piece. The back panel is cradled for stability and has a wire installed. No frame necessary and ready to hang. click for larger view

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July 29, 2007 - Posted by | food series, Kitchen Art, Still Life Series | , , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. I could just squeeze’em. I made ice tea today and used lemonade it musta been the power of suggestion since I saw this in the email. Love the impasto.

    Comment by Ron Morrison | July 30, 2007 | Reply

  2. Boy…my power of suggestion is always so strong with you….what else could I make you do…hummmm…..

    Comment by k. Madison Moore | July 30, 2007 | Reply


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