Tuesday, 3 August 2010
I am still trying to do a painting a day, I went back to a larger size, 10" x 12", and my usual realistic style. There's something about the design of this coffee pot that is very appealing: the lines and waistline perhaps. I think we had one when I was a child, or I came across them in Austria on family holidays, so there's a memory link there too. Either way, it was lovely to paint and the drama of the dark background was chosen to set off the colours in the metal. The egg gives a contrast - rounded against angular, warm against cold, nature versus manmade. A colour contrast too. The fact that my husband thought it was a peach speaks of his poor eyesight rather than my poor rendering of the egg I hope!! Work in progress photos shown as usual.