Archive for July, 2008

Strange fruits, the sequel

July 8, 2008

More strange fruits, this time cut in half. I’m enjoying using more color for the summer….my natural bent is to do everything in olive, brown and mustard, but the season (and the subject matter) are helping me expand into some new palettes.

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More pomegranates.

July 7, 2008

The lovely pomegranate

July 6, 2008

More fruit patterns….today, the lovely pomegranate. It’s such a gorgeous fruit that I want my depiction to do it justice. So I will begin with some pomegranate studies, in which each fruit sketch is treated slightly differently:

Now I’m going to try an asymmetrical version using one of my favorites from the studies:

And reversed:

And, finally, a symmetrical, mandala-esque pomegranate tea towel pattern:

Eggplants

July 3, 2008

Avocados

July 2, 2008

Onions

July 1, 2008