Introduction: Lemon Still Life


This is an oil painting I've just completed, I wish I had taken more pictures of the process, but I didn't think about publishing it until after I completed it. Anyhow, the process went a little like this....

            First I made a rough "sketch" of the whole picture using and orangey color (half purple half yellow) then I added a bit more purple (to darken the orangey color) and added the darks (shadows).  After that when it was dry I began to add some color, I started with the darkest, the background,and then worked my way up. Once it was pretty much completed my teacher decided that I could probably make it look a little more life like so he gave me some blue to make the aluminum block look like an aluminum block. I also touched up the lemon a bit, adding some more high lights and making it look a little more pimply.

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iddragon (author)2012-01-30

your pretty good. i think though shadows need alittle on demand. thickening perhaps?

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rschack (author)2011-03-11

Sweet!

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happyjo (author)2011-02-25

This was done very well! :D You are an artist!

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copilarim (author)2011-02-25

really nice:) !!

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foobear (author)2011-02-25

lovely...

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ChrysN (author)2011-02-24

Nicely done!

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