Originally Posted by Forestgrass
As usual, amazing that you tackled such challenging subjects especially the two bowls and they're painted so well! But also one of my favorite parts is the humor and contemporary aspect of the contrast between the elegant classical still life and the little storm troopers.
I specifically wanted some kind of 'stand-out' feature of the still life, besides the normal fruit-flower-bowl, etc. I got the idea of little helpers somehow setting up the still life for me, but making a mess of it
. I saw these little stormtroopers a while ago and thought they looked goofy - big heads, little bodies, and thought they'd be the perfect addition to the painting.
There's so much that can be done with this theme, I may revisit it again in the next painting; maybe a stormtrooper dance party
Thanks again for commenting!