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Get the most out of your meal

Spaghetti Sketch
 watercolor on Garza Papel paper 
20x14 cm.  180 grs

The inspiration for this sketch came from last night's dinner. I thought it would be a fun way to practice my negative painting technique. This particular dish is with capers and anchovies...quick, easy and delicious... I worked from a photograph I took before eating my dinner, my memory isn't that good.

I wish everyone a nice and creative week!


  1. Yummy and that looks like it was fun to paint..lovely,love,Diana

  2. LOL And I always try to sketch my food before it gets cold. I don't think to take a photo. Looks nice and sounds like it is yummy.

    1. I don't know how you do it Joan! I don't have the dedication you do, especially with a plate of food in front of me.

  3. This could make for a beautiful series, a wonderful and colorful meal , sounds delicious indeed !

    1. I love the colors in food, I wasn't sure it was going to be well received. It means a lot to have your feedback! Thanks Jane!

  4. I like this one a lot! Very inventive and nice mix of colors.

  5. Yummy! Looks like our last night supper too, Celia! Delicious and simple. Happy painting! :)

  6. Delizioso l'acquerello......e certamente appetitosi gli spaghetti. Bel lavoro Celia, mi piace. Ciao.

    1. Detto da un Italiano autentico, e un complimento stupendo! Grazie Tito!

  7. It looks colourful and delicious, Celia! I was going to say, I admire your patience, but of course you took a photo! :)

    1. Patience is not me, Judy! Thank you for your kind words!

  8. Dear Celia - this looks delicious...Maybe we can get together and share a plate of this wonderful dish. Your painting is awesome too and you really did well with that negative really is fun to paint around things. Hope you have a delightful day.

    1. I would love to, Debbie! Thank you for your kind comment!

  9. You know what... that would look awesome in my kitchen! I'm repainting the walls this week, actually, to that same blue/green in your background... The colors and design are so beautiful, Celia.

  10. Wow! Celia! This has to be one of my favorites of my Celia Watercolors! Great idea first of all! I so love the colors! The shapes! The movement! How fortunate we are that you thought of painting your dinner! Love thinking and acting so wonderfully "outside the box!" Now I am off to paint an Italian cold cut sandwich that I planned on painting years ago! I will post photo first! By the way...Mmmmmm!
    Your Macaroni Art Loving Art Buddy Mmmmmichael!

    1. You are so generous with your comments,Michael...but I love them! THank you so much!

  11. Oh this looks scrummy and fun. A nightmare I would imagine though, with all the spaghetti strands. Great job done. Love the energy and colours.

    1. The strands were complicated to paint but it was great to try! Thanks for the comment, Laura!

  12. I can see you had fun with this one! Great colours and design Celia!

  13. In Italy . . .

    . . . they know how to eat;
    celebrating taste;
    I discovered this
    recently and to
    see it brought to life
    on watercolor
    paper is brilliant,
    feasting on the art.


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