Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Paint Your Veggies!

"Turnip"
oil on canvas
6" x 6"


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This is a little oil that I did yesterday for the Daily Paintworks Challenge. This week's challenge is to paint a vegetable from life. I really enjoyed doing this one. This was my first painting after taking Jonathan Aller's online lesson mentioned in my last post. It was a bit more challenging since I was working from life instead of a photo, but the principles of paint application were the same.



I received good news this past weekend. My colored pencil piece, Cherries, Grapes, and Plums (pictured above), is in the 122nd Annual Member's Exhibition of the National Association of Women Artist currently on exhibit at the Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery in New York. I received a letter Saturday informing me that it had been awarded the first place award in the works on paper category.

4 comments:

SYLVIANE said...

A wonderful turnip!Bravo!

Sheila said...

Thank you Sylviane!

Jonathan said...

Beautiful painting! I really love the way you've rendered the turnip and wooden base, thanks again and congrats on the great painting!

Sheila said...

Thanks Jonathan!