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Perry
02-10-2017, 12:25 PM
This is 9x12 on mixed media paper.
Looking for still life subjects I thought the shapes on the light fixture were interesting so I gave it a try. It was fun to paint.

C&C welcome.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/10-Feb-2017/22627-light1.jpg

stapeliad
02-10-2017, 01:45 PM
This is a unique still life subject! i like it.

It's got an ironic twist to it as Lights Out has a connotation of dark but your painting has a nice glow.

You could push your darkest values a little darker, if you wanted to.

water girl
02-10-2017, 04:14 PM
What she said...:lol: All I can add is "Wow!"

Donna T
02-10-2017, 04:19 PM
Interesting shapes and unusual subject show there is still life material everywhere! I like how your limited palette puts all the emphasis on the design. Nice one, Perry!

Perry
02-12-2017, 02:01 PM
Thanks stapeliad, I think I'll darken some areas.

Thanks Karen and Donna.

Perry
02-13-2017, 10:59 AM
Here's the new version. I darkened the background and some areas
of the fixture. I think it works better than the other one.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/13-Feb-2017/22627-light2.jpg

stapeliad
02-15-2017, 12:16 PM
Nice work with the changes! :)

Perry
02-15-2017, 07:43 PM
Thanks stapeliad.