Hello, Shimer Blog readers! As promised I have a picture of my painting with some orange on it:
That is not all though! I have also worked on my pitcher a bit more, which has resulted in something actually resembling a round object and not just a shaded-in white space. Amanda is an amazing teacher and I am consistently surprised at how much my painting looks like art. So, here is my painting at its current stage:
The next steps coming up include a glazing process to give more color to my fruit and vegetable. I also must decide whether or not to include the pattern on the pitcher, which is more of an internal struggle than you may imagine.
In case you enjoyed the article I posted last time about women in art, here is another for your further reading: Examining the Exclusion of Women from Art Historical Documentation
Next time I might post some of the work I have been doing on my replication of Leyster's The Proposition. Until then!