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Wednesday
Jul112007

Silver Pitcher & Plum - SOLD

1o x 10 inches, oil on panel


Wow, today was a blast. I went out this morning and bought a bunch of fruit for still lifes at our little neighborhood grocery store, and then checked out a little antique shop around the corner. I ended up buying about 5 different vessels, including this amazing globe pitcher and the little pewter pitcher.

With all the new props to play with my still life just fell together, and over the next 5 hours or so this painting just fell out of my brush.

I'm trying with these recent paintings to let objects melt into the background and into each other, finding as many instances of "passage" as I can, while still retaining the structure of the form. This is the most successful I've ever been at that, and I'm really happy with the painting.

Here are the process shots. I included a shot of the block-in this time, which I usually do in the first 10 minutes and never photograph.





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Reader Comments (5)

Sadie your painting of the silver pitcher is really very beautiful. I am so proud of you. Keep up the good work and I wish you a wonderful and creative painting journey.
all the best
Linda Dulaney-Founder
Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier

July 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterLinda

Thank you so much Linda :)

July 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterSadie Jernigan Valeri

so much for the painting slump - it's the best yet! great work sadie-

July 12, 2007 | Unregistered Commentershawn

Inspiring !! Great brush work and refections.

July 12, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterm collier

Sadie I really enjoyed your site. I have not seen an artist show paintings in progress the way you have. Congrats!

Stacie

July 16, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterstacie latreille
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