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To Draw a Quince

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

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

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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.

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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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