Thursday, 22 November 2012

SARDINES




SOLD

#172
The background is red but here it looks quite orange. Funny how some colours can be so different when photographed! I thought the smell of sardines might have taken over my studio but with the window wide open enough air seemed to disperse the odour. :-)

15 comments:

Angela Sullivan said...

Love the crisp edges of the fork...

Angie Brooksby said...

I love it, I know how it smells beautiful job with the metal!!

Azra said...

You've captured the metallics so beautifully!! The skin of the sardines, the tin inside and out and of course the fork!! Very impressive!!

Peter Barker said...

I love your work Helen - quite Carol Marine-ish! Fabulous loose brushwork, full of expression. You've said just enough with this sardine tin - spot on!

Kathleen said...

I love your choppy strokes and disappearing edges! So wonderfully painted!

Gina Brown said...

love the lost edges on this painting, Helen.

Linda Popple said...

I agree with Kathleen. Love how you painted the silver color. Well done!!

Julie Ford Oliver said...

AS usual you have done a fabulous painting. I love your work!

Rita Vaselli said...

C'est genial!J'adore!Rita

Nora MacPhail said...

Sensational inside vs. outside tin lid!! Your painter's eye sees a potential painting in everything! Very unique.
p.s.
windows open (!)... it's warm where you are!

Karen Johnston Daily Paintings said...

Wonderful Helen...love the subject and your edges!!!

Michèle said...

Bonsoir Helen, j'arrive trop tard, la boîte est vide ! Pas de sardine pour moi mais bravo pour cette étude. Pour moi le travail est parfait !

Amitiés !

Jane said...

I love how the background color really enhances the subject ! Wonderful and original painting !

Taryn Day said...

So beautiful!! Who knew a can of sardines could be so spectacular!

Stephanie Berry said...

Very successful Helen--like your reflections and set-up