Friday, May 03, 2013

"milk"


(11x15)
I like this jug, the lettering, which is not so long or complicated as to be a chore, and the little jughandles.
I regret that dark, flat shadow in the bottom one. Tried lifting, but no luck. Maybe I'll darken the background (the background: another cause for regret!) behind it, couldn't hurt.
(11x15)
(11x15)
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10 comments:

RH Carpenter said...

I am so enjoying your entry into spring, Laura. You are reveling in the yellows and brights and flowers and everything! I like all of these but the top one is my favorite - although that addition of the bulb sprouting in the second was a great choice.

Jean Lurssen said...

Glad to see you back in the blogosphere. It is a nice jug and as usual a great watercolor. Love the daffodils.

Gwen Buchanan said...

Just scrolling back through your recent posts.. so delicious. always inspiring.. and the cat on the windowsill with the daffodils is perfect.

newmexicomtngirl.com said...

I like them all and the flat shadow on the bottom one just looks like the bottom of the jug flairs out. And I adore your daffodils.
peace n abundance,
CheyAnne

Studio at the Farm said...

I love the milk jug, too. You have done some beautiful studies with it!!

Barbara Muir said...

Hi Laura,

I love all of them. The shadow is fine.

XO Barbara

Catharina said...

About your problem lifting the shadow:you could use sandpaper instead to get some white if you want. I have done that on some of my paintings with good result. Like your paintings by the way!

Barbra Joan said...

Laura,
You are back with a vengeance and better than ever...
don't stop now. !!!
hugs BJ

JANE MINTER said...

the milk jug is great laura ... 3 beautiful takes .

carin.c said...

Love the milk jug with the lemons... was just admiring those lemons in your earlier post of the same. While it looks perfect to me I can understand how the execution sometimes isn't what you wanted, but trial and error is how we get to that place. Great to see you working at it and sharing all your beautiful trials and errors!

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