Thursday, May 15, 2014

Lemon, Amaro, Bakelite Knife

Original oil on panel, 6" x 6".
This may be number four or five in the series… I think there were some real clunkers a few days in. Here I re-tackled the green glasses, and I think simplified effectively. The bakelite handle of the vintage carving knife was a real challenge with its color variations and vague translucence. After finally bothering to go to the grocery store, I got to have fun painting a lemon, and rounding out the scene is my husband Paul's delicious homemade Amaro. Feeling a bit thirsty...

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