Saturday, December 6, 2008

Lemon and Grapes

My chief inspiration to begin blogging was Qiang Huang, a marvelous painter from China/Austin. He's a doctor of physics and able to communicate great thoughts regarding light and painting, using English, his second language. He paints still lifes after he gets home from work every day: super work ethic! I saw him demonstrate the way he paints, and went home that night and painted this, just like Qiang! I still need to tidy up the shadow area of the grapes, but I did this much in one sitting, which is a challenge for me. Please go visit Qiang Huang's Blog; spend some time and be amazed. He will do a demo for you, too, if you watch his YouTube clip. He's encouraged me to be bolder in this cyber-age and not to stay holed-up in my studio. I encourage you, in turn~


  1. This is one of my favorite paintings. I really love the colors, the painterliness of it. Do a lot more like this!

  2. I like it very much. The shapes of the grapes are beautifully done. Bravo.
    And good you're out of the studio!

  3. Yes! I love blogging now and I love FaceBook, too! So much fun to meet more painter peeps and see what they're doing and thinking :-)