Saturday, March 5, 2011


I love painting these smooth beach stones. I like the abstract quality. I painted a similar one earlier (click here to view) but the first began with a cadmium yellow under painting. This one began with cadmium red which added a warmth to it. I like them both.
Oil on panel, 6" x 6", $100 (with free display easel) + shipping
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DEB said...

love this one...i'm teaching an acrylic painting workshop tomorrow, and these remind me of the recess eggs i am setting up next to some chocolates for our still life - the lesson being mostly about reflective colors in shadows

Katie Wilson said...

This is so cool. Your little paintings of a grand presence. What kind of light(bulb) do you use? It intrigues me.

Brenda Ferguson said...

Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. I love reading them each day. Katie, I use a regular lightbulb to light my still lifes...40 or 60 watts. I try to darken the surroundings as much as possible and use a low angle to get the strong and dramatic long shadows.

shirley fachilla said...

So happy to see another of your stone paintings. The colors are always so wonderful. And the composition in this one outstanding. (Your pears are pretty special, too!)