Fall still life painting – under painting

Underpainting of a still life of pumpkins and flowers
Painting a fall still life, acrylics

I started a still life painting in October, laying in the underpainting in two class sessions of three hours each. The photograph on the easel helps me remember what the flowers looked like when fresh. The blue tape sets the boundaries of my field of vision and keeps my gaze consistent over the weeks. There is a spotlight to the right of the gourds which casts dramatic lighting and shadows.

Fall still life underpainting, acrylics
Fall still life, underpainting, acrylics

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