Friday, January 11, 2008

Blushing Apples

"Golden With a Blush"
colored pencil, 8" x 6 3/4"
Copyright Sheila Cantrell 2008
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Here's a small colored pencil that I just finished up today. Did you know that golden delicious apples are really more yellow-green when the grocer first puts them in the produce aisle? As they ripen, they turn more and more yellow. That makes the color seem like a moving target when you let a couple of days go by between the start and end of the drawing.

2 comments:

Robyn said...

WOW, I love the apples, but I think the cloth is AMAZING! X.X so much detail!

Sheila said...

Thanks Robyn! I love the linens - been drawing them for about 20 years now. I don't think that I'll ever get tired of putting them in the still lifes.