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Work in progress...

I have started a new still life painting this weekend  and would like to share my progress. I found some ruby red onions at my local farmer's market and have fallen in love with the color. I thought of colors that would complement the purplish red peel and attempted to build the still life around them.
Sunlight is my illumination of choice because I think it complements food well. I am lucky to have a copy shop near my home. I get them to print a full size photo so as to work simultaneously from both life and photo. This is necessary because I don't always manage to complete the project in one sitting. This way I keep a reference on hand of my original lighting situation, while still looking at the real still life. Thank you for taking the time to view my work!

work in progress


  1. Looking good Celia, a nice set up. I see you eat the same youghurt as me :-))

  2. It is always a pleasure to follow your projects, many compliments on your work :-)

    1. Hi Nuccio, so happy to hear from you and to have your feedback!

  3. Hi Celia,
    This is progressing very nicely! It's great to get a look behind the scenes.


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