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mrs willow
05-18-2009, 11:26 PM
This painting came about because of the light. I have used this setting for other paintings as it is a favourite spot to ripen fruit and other edible that need to be picked early.
The back lighting at certain times of day is a great inspiration.
Materials: Matisse acrylics on canvas board.
Size: 60cm x 30cmhttp://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/18-May-2009/41548-P5180037_edited-2.jpg

chammi kaiser
05-19-2009, 03:42 AM
Like this very much. Lovely colours in the pears. Also like the format. Well done.

maryinasia
05-19-2009, 03:53 AM
I never knew pears could have so much character. Wonderful.

idylbrush
05-19-2009, 05:07 AM
So thrilled to see your wonderful paintings again. This is a delight.

Damned light, makes us do these things! LOL

snowfall
05-19-2009, 06:07 AM
Lovely work. Love the colours in the pears.

Pam

Lulu
05-19-2009, 07:07 AM
looks like a girls' day out, the third and 4th are doing a lot of talking and the second is leaning in trying to hear what they are saying!!! lol
Wonderful!

Charlie's Mum
05-19-2009, 08:38 AM
They do have character!
Really like all the colours and brush textures here - as well as the lighting.
Lovely painting Sandy - and it's so good to have you back with us again - please stay!!! :D

nithya_swamy
05-19-2009, 08:41 AM
I love this, so much personality to the pears. Great job :)

Mz_Sketch_Pad
05-19-2009, 09:08 AM
very charming

arl
05-19-2009, 09:37 AM
Wonderful light and colour mix.

TxAggieDarlin
05-19-2009, 09:55 AM
VERY nice.....I love backlighting...great job

objectivistartist
05-19-2009, 09:55 AM
"Sunbathers"... :thumbsup:

noodle1
05-19-2009, 10:24 AM
This is quite good, I too love your colors and the comp. So well done!

Elaine

loobyteacher
05-19-2009, 11:24 AM
very nice indeed!

tigerpaw
05-19-2009, 11:38 AM
Like those reflected lights.:clap:

Linee
05-19-2009, 11:47 AM
Beautiful work. I like how the bars of the window tie it all together.

LavenderFrost
05-19-2009, 12:49 PM
Nice work!

susme48
05-19-2009, 01:38 PM
looks like a girls' day out, the third and 4th are doing a lot of talking and the second is leaning in trying to hear what they are saying!!! lol
Wonderful!That is the first thing I noticed!! Really well done, Sandy!!

lilbelle
05-19-2009, 03:40 PM
Oh I love the lighting in this! The pears are beautifully painted!

mrs willow
05-19-2009, 07:13 PM
Chammi, Maryinasia, idylbrush, snowfall, Lulu, Charlie's Mum,Nithya Swamy, Mz_sketch_Pad, arl, TxAggie Darlin,Noodle1, loobyteacher, tigerpaw, linee, Lavender Frost,Susme48, lilbelle:
Wow! That was a lot of names...I hope I didn't miss anyone....and I was only away over night!
Thank you all for your comments :wave: :wave:

idylbrush (Howard) It is great to be back! Light... and plenty of it ...sure does make us do things!!
Lulu: Girl's day out!! Thank you ...great title and gives me more ideas!!
Maureen: Thank you ...it is so good to be back. I missed you all!
Cheers Sandy

PainterDeb
05-19-2009, 08:35 PM
Very nice! I really like the light and shadows in this one!

(laughing at what Lulu said....also, I think the first one is thinking, "Please finish gabbing everyone, I want to get home and paint!" :) )

OkeeKat
05-19-2009, 08:57 PM
Wonderful!!!! Love these, almost looks like they are having a group chat!!
Great lighting!!
well done!

mrs willow
05-19-2009, 09:06 PM
Hi Painter Deb, and OKeeKat :wave: :wave:
Thanks for the comments ladies...they do look kike a bunch of old friends don't they ? ...And.. you can tell they are female...eeek!!!

Li'l Brown
05-19-2009, 10:39 PM
Love this too! Pears make me smile.

mrs willow
05-20-2009, 12:59 AM
Thank you L'il Brown ....your comment has made me smile too...:) :wave:

id-art
05-22-2009, 07:54 PM
Nicely done! I wanted to comment on your 'Woman in the Mirror'...couldn't find it here. Very beautiful, extraordinary!

mrs willow
05-22-2009, 10:24 PM
Thanks Bob!:wave: You must have seen "Woman in the Mirror" on another site.I don't think I have posted it here....I must check!
It would probably fit in Mixed media.
Cheers Sandy