Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Balancing Act #1

I will be painting a version of this still life arrangement again. After photographing from several different angles, I came up with a couple of views that I just have to do. The colors in the white pitcher were amazing. I picked up green, blue, pink and purple. I want to try this in Pastel to see how it will work. The pitcher came from Manchester, Vermont. We got it (actually we have two) on our honeymoon, at a cooking store who's name escapes me. One now has a chip but I still use them for my half and half in my coffee. An ordinary everyday object, yet also a little reminder of Manchester and North Hero, Vermont & many years of pleasant memories.

6 comments:

magicmyst said...

Lovely as always. The colors are so subtle. White and blue has a very English feel to it.

Cathy said...

How lovely to have such a nice reminder Holly. I love the shades of blue, pink and cream on this one. A pastel of this would be beautiful.

Holly Zemak said...

Thank you Kay - I found it interesting how much color there is in a white pitcher.

Holly Zemak said...

Hi Cathy, We had an unplanned honeymoon, just got in the car and went to Vermont. Best holiday I ever had. I love the mountains and the farms.

PERUGINA ART said...

Holly, you artworks are a pleasure to view. This piece has a wonderful balance to it and it is fascinating indeed to actually see all those beautiful soft colours reflected in the white pitcher.
Masterfully rendered imo.

Holly Zemak said...

Thank you Perugina, I am learning with each new piece.