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Sunday
Jul082007

Peach on Green SOLD

8 x 10, oil on cradled panel

This painting was a real breakthrough for me. I finally started to feel like my recent investment in intensive drawing study is showing up in the painting.

I had fun with the colors in this one, the pale lavender "fuzz" around the edge of the peach was so satisfying to paint. And the red/orange fruit on the pale green cloth just pops.

"Cradled panel" mean the wood panel has a lip around the edge on the back, so the panel is easy to hang and has a nice hefty depth (about an inch). I need to buy a bunch more this size and larger, it was a much better size to paint on than the tiny panels I've been using.

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Reader Comments (6)

You are right about the glow of light around the edge of the peach. Breath-taking. Wonderful, excellent work!

July 9, 2007 | Unregistered Commenter"van Vliet" Art Blog

Sadie, Your handling of the green cloth is great. and the peach edge against the green is so nice.

July 9, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterwanda knight

Sadie--I can see the influence of your recent studies but can't quite put my finger on the difference--the drape of the cloth is beutiful and I like the contrast between the dark pot and the bright fruit!

July 10, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKarolyn

It's the crispness of color and form of the peach against the darkness and soft edges of the vase that makes this one sparkle. Very very nice. (this is me being jealous)

July 10, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterscott

Loved your work before and look forward to each new piece BUT now there is a certain depth to your hues that take my breath away. GREAT WORK! Only wish Vermont wasn't so far away from California so I could take a workshop from you. You are an inspiration. Thank you Dolores

July 10, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterDolores

Thank you everyone for your comments!

July 10, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterSadie Jernigan Valeri
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