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Sacgal/Sharon

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on: June 01, 2017, 01:49:29 PM

I have a wonderful collector who has commissioned me to paint 3 food paintings. She's a caterer and wants to hang these on her walls at work. This is the first one I've attempted to paint. As you can see, the ref photo was a bit bland, so I added a bit more color. Please let me know your thoughts!
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Sharon


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Reply #1 on: June 01, 2017, 03:54:43 PM
Totally fabulous, Sharon.  You always score a win with food paintings.

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Reply #2 on: June 01, 2017, 06:11:55 PM
Looks great! You made it better than the photo.
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Reply #3 on: June 01, 2017, 07:13:14 PM
Thanks so much, Mea and EmmaLee!! And I do love my food paintings!! I'll send to the client and let you know what she thinks.
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #4 on: June 01, 2017, 07:17:09 PM
Just sent a photo to the client and she loves it! Can't believe how fast she responded!! She wants me to take it to the framer immediately vs waiting for me to paint the other 2 pictures.
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Sharon


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Reply #5 on: June 02, 2017, 01:45:46 AM
Fabulous painting Sharon  :clap:.
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Reply #6 on: June 02, 2017, 02:58:13 AM
You can't fail when you paint what you love!  ;)      :licklips:         ;D

Congratulations.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #7 on: June 02, 2017, 09:56:36 AM
Thanks Win and Val! And you're so right about painting what i love - it's amazing how much easier the paint flows when I do that!!
Cheers,
Sharon


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Reply #8 on: June 02, 2017, 11:55:18 AM
Sharon, the great food painter! This is great!
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Reply #9 on: June 02, 2017, 03:06:45 PM
Absolutely lovely Sharon.   Patricia
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Reply #10 on: June 02, 2017, 04:32:16 PM
Sharon, this is great.  I love it because from afar it is really abstract with interesting shapes and values.  Cool!


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Reply #11 on: June 03, 2017, 03:21:26 AM
Well done  :painting:
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Reply #12 on: June 05, 2017, 07:55:55 AM
 :thankyou: Gita, Patricia, Lynn and Teresa! There's something so fun about painting food these days - and enjoying being a bit more abstract creative vs realistic!
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Sharon


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Reply #13 on: June 07, 2017, 11:01:42 AM

So here's #2 in the series of 3 food paintings my client has asked me to paint, based on photos she took. This is a dissected fig on a bed of sand and rocks.  Again, went for a more abstract look and tried to simplify the middle of the fig - which was tough to paint. Any suggestions, please share! Thanks!

Added my 2nd attempt here:
« Last Edit: June 07, 2017, 02:23:00 PM by Sacgal/Sharon »
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Sharon


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Reply #14 on: June 07, 2017, 12:01:50 PM
This is a tricky one! I'll take a flyer on this one... I think the fig needs to stand out more, do you think if you lighten the brown (ground) it would work?

 You've got me hooked on those dark backgrounds, but I don't know how your client would feel about a dark brown/black background!  :whistle:     ;D
Cheers, Val

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