Thursday, February 28, 2008

"Stem War," 8x6", oil on canvas board

Connie Kleinjans painting: Stem WarSo, the name is a take-off on "stemware." I also experimented with a palette containing yellows mixed into all the colors, which works to unify the image. Finally, because shadows are usually to the side and down, I chose to set this one up with the shadow going to the side and up. I like how it's slightly unsettling.

1 comment:

  1. I love it. You really used the shadow well. The contrast of the shadow on the orange plate is exciting. Again another great angle to the plate in the composition. Highlights on fruit works well.