Still life by Window
12" x 12"
Painted on gessobord.
My biggest challenge in this painting was to create a strong light source coming through the lace curtain. The cherries on the branch needed to be back lit and cast shadows on leaves behind them. To create interest, I also made the leaves let some of the light show through. Once I did the branch in front of the window everything seem to pop. The painting came alive!
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