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mrs willow
09-23-2004, 06:31 PM
The colors of autumn and the ripening pomegranites were the inspiration for this pastel. I liked the idea of a casual arrangement for the various fruits and enjoyed the simple addition of the tablecloth as a contrast.
It was an enjoyable piece to paint. Hope you enjoy it too!
Sandy

meowmeow
09-23-2004, 07:16 PM
What a wonderful harvest. I love the cloth...you handled it very well.


Sandy

Paula Ford
09-23-2004, 08:02 PM
Sandy,

Your painting is lovely!!! Beautifully done :clap: :clap: :clap:

Paula

khourianya
09-23-2004, 08:13 PM
This is beautiful.

prestonsega
09-24-2004, 03:47 AM
This beautiful still life seems so appropriate for the fall of the year...(I just realized the autumnal equinox has occured without my being conscious of it! ) Nicely executed.

Khadres
09-24-2004, 01:13 PM
I love the style of this...realistic, but still painterly with lots of life and richness! Really nice!

pjo
09-24-2004, 05:35 PM
Wonderful, what a bountiful harvest. I like the contrast in the warm fruits and the cool cloth.

Mikki Petersen
09-24-2004, 08:52 PM
I love the natural tumble of fruit portrayed here instead of some carefully set up grouping. Makes this very enjoyable and a real feast for the eyes.

Meldy
09-25-2004, 10:12 AM
nice composition and it has a nice atmosphere to it with a great painterly effect. Bravo!

mrs willow
09-28-2004, 04:51 PM
Sandy, Paula,Cori, preston, Sooz, PJ, Mikki,Meldy: Thank you all for your positive comments on this pastel. I am waiting for the pomegranites to ripen again in autumn. I might try a differnt medium next time though.
Sandy