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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

GOLDEN
by Claire Beadon Carnell
100 Paintings in 100 Days Challenge
'Inspirations from a Back Yard'
56/100


'Golden'
Oil  5 x 7
56/100

Day 56


This is a small golden delicious apple from the dwarf
apple tree beside my vegetable garden.  Because I don't
spray, most of the apples feed the deer. 
This one managed to keep a smooth skin, so I saved
it out to paint. 

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8 comments:

Pat Koscienski said...

Claire, I really like the way you used color in your shadow as well as the apple. Nicely painted.

~mel said...

I am SO impressed with what you are doing ~ 100 paintings in 100 days! I can't even manage 1 in 365.

Caroline Bray Art said...

The subdued colours in the apple really appeal here. They're subtle, sophsticated and calming somehow. The touches of blue in the shadow are also excellent. This is great stuff, Claire.

Gwen Bell said...

Beautiful job, Claire! Love the subtle hand and that long blue shadow.

Lisa Walsh said...

You used some beautiful, subtle colors in this work, Claire - really sets the mood. Being a shadow fan, I'm always a sucker for a long, blue shadow like this.

Great job so far, and you're more than halfway there!

Mary Anne Cary said...

Very nice composition, simple and strong at the same time. Love the toned down color, too. Very nice study of an apple and shadows!

Melanie Statnick said...

Awww yes the deer and the apples, this happens to so many. I like the values you have here.

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Thanks for all of the encouraging remarks, everyone!

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