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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Still Life Painting - White Pottery Teapot And Red Strawberries


14x18 Oil on Canvas
Cheri Wollenberg
 
Exciting strawberries!  Why would an artist be interested in painting strawberries?  Why would a viewer desire to look at them?  Inspiration in some form or another always comes from our senses.  Everytime I buy strawberries I think to myself I will have to paint them before my husband and I eat them up!  The color of bright red brings a delight to my eyes.  The juicy, wet quality (touch sense) and the tangy smell of them causes me to remember their delicious taste.  All of these reasons cause me as an artist to record those sensations with brush and paint in hand onto a support (canvas).
Click red strawberries to go to Etsy.

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