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Dry Peonies

18" x 21" oil on linen

18" x 21" oil on linen

For this work, I experimented with 2 indirect lights to enhance color: a cool light bouncing off the ceiling, and a nearby warm light bouncing off the floor. The warm light contributed to the orange glow on the wood, as well as the subtle shadow on the fabric. 

The still-life setup, with supporting boundary tape and horizontal/vertical middle lines to help with accuracy in the drawing. 

The still-life setup, with supporting boundary tape and horizontal/vertical middle lines to help with accuracy in the drawing.