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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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Zorn Palette Fruit

My first experiment on painting a subject in oil using the very limited Zorn palette. I used cad red for my red, ivory black, titanium white and yellow ochre.  This piece is done on 9 x 12 in. canvas paper … Continue reading

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Sketchbook business…

A few studies in planar anatomy – something I’ve been playing with lately.  Some figurative gesture sketches and some fruit.  Been finding time to squeeze in some drawing until I can get back to painting late winter/Spring. Enjoy! K.M.

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“Flowers. Fruit and Vessels”

This piece is drying now – fair bit of impasto and stand oil so will take a while to dry. Lots of texture and colour. I developed the composition by continually adding layers of colour and observing shapes which I … Continue reading

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Close up

Working away on this piece as I get some time over the Easter weekend. Still a ways to go but here’s a little close up of some flowers.  Enjoy! K.M.  

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black gesso

I’ve been intrigued about painting on a black gesso ground for a while so gave it a go this morning. Haven’t worked in acrylic much this month but happened to have some beautiful avocado flesh colour mixed up so here … Continue reading

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