"Converging Pears" 9x12" Pastel on sanded paper Sold
"Out with the color," I say! The fall is taking a back seat to the more colder, grayer days of winter where I live, so I wanted to paint something entirely colorful to brighten my day. I'm now producing studio work due to the season's prohibitive weather. (If you haven't guessed by now, I am a fair weather painter). Oh, the pear! It is so commonly used for students who are learning how to create shape, shadow and volume. On the other hand, I love it's complex layers of color, some of it just flat, and some more intriguingly mixed with layers of reds, peaches, yellows, and warm greens. Because of the cooler light source, I have made the shadows warmer. The shadows may be a bit too warm, but because I intentionally wanted rich color, it is just so. Loosely painted, fun and colorful!