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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Turning a New Leaf

"Fall Splendor” by Kimberly Santiago

For my next painting class I decided that if I can’t do a tree… maybe I could manage a leaf.



We started by blocking out shapes on our canvas.  Soon a series of triangles became a leaf form (sort of…). 

A few more strokes and some filling in and it did kind of look like a leaf.

What kind of leaf I’m not sure. It looked a little like a cross between a maple and an oak.

Maybe it is a “moak” leaf.


 
Yep… That’s what it is! It looks JUST like a moak leaf.



(At least I had a lot of fun… )

6 comments:

  1. I like it! It looks like you TRIED to make it look simplistic. (You did, didn't you?)

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  2. I love it! It does not matter what kind of leaf it is. The color is fantastic.

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  3. You did a beautiful job! And it was fun!

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  4. I love your Moak leaf! Well done.

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  5. Oh I'm so happy to see this - what a huge canvas you had to fill up and you did it beautifully! ~Lili

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