Day 3: Painting like Peploe

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Still Life #1, 31x23cm, acrylic on cardboard. Available on Etsy.

I just started a short course at Edinburgh College of Art called Scottish Colourists Revisited, where each week we’ll be tackling a subject matter beloved by the Colourists. I love taking art classes – it gets me out of the house/studio, allows me to meet new people, and nudges me to make art I wouldn’t have otherwise made. As evidence I submit these two paintings from our first day of class. I can’t remember the last time I set up a (non-food) still life in my studio, but I really enjoyed the experience of arranging and painting these pieces with traditional still life subject groupings.

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Still life #2, 24x26cm, acrylic on cardboard. Available on Etsy.

Next week we’ll be sketching interiors. I’m looking forward to it.

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It’s Art Every Day Month! Towards the end of the month, these new daily paintings will be available to purchase in my Etsy shop. Check out Leah’s blog for more information about Art Every Day Month, or follow the discussion on Twitter with the #aedm2014 hashtag.

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6 Responses to “Day 3: Painting like Peploe”

  1. vicki miller says:

    Love your interpretation of peploe!

  2. Stretching your confort zone is great both for art and ordinary life. :D
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  3. tkpiatek says:

    These are lovely and vibrant. I am happy to see some paintings today.
    tkpiatek recently posted..C is for Creativity

  4. Beautiful pieces. I love the style you’ve found here. Visiting from AEDM.
    Jennifer McLean recently posted..AEDM: Day Three

  5. Tracy says:

    All those colors just pop! It’s nice to get out of the studio & mingle every once in a while. It keeps our creativity fresh & flowing. Popping over from AEDM!
    Tracy recently posted..Art Every Day Month – Day 3

  6. Danielle says:

    Love these painting! I love still life art work!
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