I turned the shadow box on it's side. I wanted a very dark background on this one making the flowers come out of the shadows.
oil on canvas panel
A while back (see the post of July 28) , I purchased this pitcher thinking it a great still life prop. My art manager/wife did not appreciate the object's artistic potential like I did. I think her exact words were -" no one will buy a painting with that in it." Even though she has a great track record for these things, I set out to prove her wrong and painted two, (Onion still life) and (painting Jane Austin) posted on Ebay...They did not sell and her management fee went up.
But I am not giving up......This isn't about art any more, my status in family decisions is hanging on by a thread. I need to score one.
I have to repaint one of the mums my finger smudged it when I took the painting off the easle.( the pitcher is cursed). The painting on Ebay will be a new photo.