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Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Apple in Bowl



24x24 on stretched canvas
SOLD

This painting was a bit of a pain to photograph and came out kind of grainy, and I didn't want to mess around with it too much more since it's still wet. I'll try again in a few days for a better one.

I've had this striped bowl for years and I've used it in previous still life setups. I love all the colors so I couldn't help but use it again for this painting.

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9 Comments:

Blogger L.Holm said...

Wow!!! Mesmerizing, and so beautifully done, Keri! I thought of William Tell: target and apple. You are amazing!

8:53 PM  
Blogger Sara Winters said...

Beautiful colors! I like the composition as well, really gets your attention.

11:25 PM  
Blogger Carol Schiff Studio said...

Very awesome painting. You should do more of this, totally unique point of view

6:56 AM  
Blogger r garriott said...

I love it! Very modern. This is the kind of composition they would have told us in art school would never work, and you've made it work splendidly!! Wish I'd thought of it first (wink)!

9:46 AM  
Blogger Kerri Settle said...

Liz, thanks and I hadn't thought of it like that!

Sara, Carol, R - thanks! I'm really digging the top down view lately on still lifes. I think it's a really fun perspective to try.

8:53 PM  
Blogger Two Happy Stampers said...

What a great painting! I think your photograph is great! =)

2:21 AM  
Blogger Edward Burton said...

Liz is right, it is mesmerising - it really draws you in - very beautiful!

2:24 PM  
Blogger Kerri Settle said...

Thank you Two Happy Stampers and Edward! I'm just waiting for it to get dry to the touch so I can add some retouch varnish on it since some spots are very matte right now. Then I think I'll feel like it's really done!

8:58 PM  
Blogger Jala Pfaff said...

Really awesome.

4:36 PM  

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