Category Archives: Still Life

New oil still life

Had time for one more tulip still life in my Waverley studio before heading back to Ottawa. “Complementary Coffee” 12 x 12 x 1.5 in. oil on gallery wrapped canvas. Enjoy! K.M.

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Sunny little still life

Snuck some time for a little still life, “Cupcake with Tulips” 10 x 10 x 1.5 in. oil on gallery stretched canvas. This piece was painted with my limited 5 colour (including white) palette I’m back in Ottawa next week and … Continue reading

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A different 4 colour palette today…

Decided to change up the Zorn palette and try a different 4 colours.  Lemon yellow, burnt sienna, white and Ultramarine Blue.  This small oil alla prima still life doesn’t represent the huge range you can get from these 4 colours … Continue reading

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Oil paint – it’s what’s for breakfast

Couldn’t help myself from giving my Yellow Things still life a final once over – I’m really happy with it now.  Also stated a new Grantchester Meadows landscape – establishing some dark, light and midtone masses. Stay tuned for more … Continue reading

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More Zorn Palette works…

Did some tweaking on “Things Aren’t As Yellow As They Seem” and also a little abstract tulip piece “Zorn Tulips” both 9 x 12 in. oil on canvas paper, both painted using only yellow ochre, cad red deep, titanium white … Continue reading

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New Zorn Palette Still Life

Carrying on with my limited palette studies – “Things Aren’t As Yellow As They Seem”.  Oil on canvas paper using only cad red deep, yellow ochre, titanium white and ivory black. Enjoy! K.M.

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Zorn fruit revisited

Realized my first attempt was a little chalkier than I would like so did a minor retouch – still getting used to this very minimal 4 colour palette. K.M.

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