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Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market
watercolor on cold press paper
24 x 32 cm

This painting is based on a photo I took at my local farmer’s market. In the heat of the summer, it is vital to get there early. They luckily are up and running as early as 6am. I wanted to recapture the feeling of that early hour, when the sun helps to bring even more beauty to the already color-filled market.

work in progress


  1. The subdued background and the bright shirt make the subject stand out. Fabulous!

  2. Beautiful work, Celia! The summer sun with the angle of the arm in the early morning market set up are like the sun rising.

    1. Thank you so much, Maywyn! The sun rises from behind the buildings and creates a beautiful light, so happy you noticed!

  3. Dear Celia - Just gorgeous friend. Love the colors your selected. The use of all three primaries can be seen working in lovely harmony. Hope you have a great weekend. Thanks so much for sharing. Hugs!

    1. I'm really happy you like the painting! Have a wonderful weekend too!! And thank you for your kind words!

  4. Wow Awesome Celia. Everything is perfect, the warm colors , the feeling of warmth and the light, and I really love the subject ! A super favorite !!!

  5. Gorgeous, Celia. Love the light on the figure's back and shoulder, and the soft but vibrant colors


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