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To Draw a Quince

To Draw a Quince…

...first I sketched a lot of them quickly in watercolor from above, just to get the feel of their shape.


On a brown cutting board their color really glowed, and I liked the intensely blue shadows but the background color was competing with them.


I liked them better against the neutral color and grid of my tiled kitchen counter, but watercolor still wasn't getting everything I loved about them.


It took my pastel chalks to really catch the way the light hits them. Now I long to see them in oil paint . . height="312" />

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