Monday, November 29, 2010
Bowl of lemons
Yea! Something to take the place of those peppers. I was getting really tired of them.
This painting evolved. I started with the bowl of lemons, and I thought, I don't want to put them right in the middle of the canvas, so I moved them a little to the side. I was liking how it was going until I stepped back and realized the painting looked too off center. But I had too much invested in those lemons to wipe it and start over!
My granddaughter came the day before Thanksgiving (that's how long ago I started this!) and she said, "Nana it looks like it's falling out of the painting."
So I added the lemon on the table this weekend to give it balance, and today, I tweaked the painting a little more, adding more blue to the background. So I am thoroughly tired of this one, too!
Here's what my grandchildren and I did before I started cooking...we made pilgrims and Indians out of toilet paper rolls and construction paper. If you click on the photo you can see it better.