“Stepping Up”

Stepping Up (Apples #6) (sold)
12″ x 12″
oil on panel
©2011 Tracy Wall

Sometimes it’s important not to lose sight of the big picture.  Most often from greater heights.
Like on top of a bowl.

(I’ve had this cool set of brightly colored bowls for years.  Was looking to add a little color to this composition, and it practically jumped out of the cupboard to pose.  I like the flutes on it though it posed challenges in painting.  I like balancing natural and man-made items within a still life, so you might be seeing more of these bowls.)

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About Tracy Wall

I'm an artist and massage therapist living in Denver, Colorado.
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3 Responses to “Stepping Up”

  1. Pattie says:

    Greater heights for sure! Really like your treatment of that yellow fluted bowl – it’s a very nice painting!

  2. Tracy says:

    Thanks Pattie! You know, those flutes are a double-edged sword. Difficult for me to organize them, but the places where they work is effective.

  3. Kim says:

    I like how I can see flecks of green in the background and in the reflection. That effect pulls the composition together (for my novice eye).

    As always, the brush strokes…beautiful. *sigh*

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