Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Last Dahlia

Autumn has definitely arrived in Ohio. The Dahlia's that bloomed so beautifully all summer are now sleeping. I set this still life up on the deck, and it took me days to get the reference photo I was looking for. The chickadee cooperated, lured closer to the jug by a few seeds and nuts. The jug is a favorite new prop, purchased at Rose and Remmington here in Ohio.
5"x7" Oil on gessobord. Yes, that's the correct spelling for gessobord, but autocorrect doesn't like it. Gessobord is a product made by Ampersand, archival with a smooth surface which I prefer.
Copyright Linda McCoy 2018

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Pumpkin Cupcake

A yummy treat from Fresh Market. 6"x6" oil on gessobord. 
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