Friday, May 28, 2010

Still Life: Jars

Afternoon Light©2010 C.L.Burgess 11 x 14 oil on linen
This still life was accepted into a  juried regional show this month in Fredericksburg, VA along with my anitque baby shoe from a couple of months ago..
Sometimes, I like highly controlled, classically painted pieces. Each of these containers was so very different from one another and also provided the perfect foil for  a study of black and white. The one common thread was that they were roughly opaque. The light received on the surfaces was softly reflected. Lovely challenge on a sunny afternoon.
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