Setup for 1st color study | art by karlene

Munsell to Paint Some Fruit

All enthused I went down to our cafe and brought home a lemon, an apple and an orange. I painted a couple of cubes with some acrylics. The shadow box was set up and I was ready to paint. This should be simple, right? Of course not. Set Up For 1St Color Study 1st Color…

All enthused I went down to our cafe and brought home a lemon, an apple and an orange. I painted a couple of cubes with some acrylics. The shadow box was set up and I was ready to paint.

This should be simple, right? Of course not.

Setup for 1st color study | art by karlene
Set Up For 1St Color Study
Fist munsell color study | art by karlene
1st Color Study
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2Nd Color Study

These both look worse than when I was just painting by eye! In fact, they look MUCH worse! Not only have I missed everything about the colors, the drawing is really wonky, too!

I think I’ll just go to bed early tonight. I’ll begin to listen and start doing color Paul’s way in the morning. Step by baby step. Just don’t give up!