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To paint a canister

Laura and I bought some vintage canisters on ebay for me to use as painting and drawing subjects. We thought they would make a great image for Antique Recipe Roadshow. As soon as I got them, I put two of them on my kitchen counter and got out my watercolors. I often paint little watercolors of subjects I’ve never painted before just to get my first quick impression down.

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Artist's Notebook

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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