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Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market
watercolor on cold press paper
24 x 32 cm


This painting is based on a photo I took at my local farmer’s market. In the heat of the summer, it is vital to get there early. They luckily are up and running as early as 6am. I wanted to recapture the feeling of that early hour, when the sun helps to bring even more beauty to the already color-filled market.





work in progress

Comments

  1. The subdued background and the bright shirt make the subject stand out. Fabulous!

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  2. Beautiful work, Celia! The summer sun with the angle of the arm in the early morning market set up are like the sun rising.

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    1. Thank you so much, Maywyn! The sun rises from behind the buildings and creates a beautiful light, so happy you noticed!

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  3. Dear Celia - Just gorgeous friend. Love the colors your selected. The use of all three primaries can be seen working in lovely harmony. Hope you have a great weekend. Thanks so much for sharing. Hugs!

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    1. I'm really happy you like the painting! Have a wonderful weekend too!! And thank you for your kind words!

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  4. Wow Awesome Celia. Everything is perfect, the warm colors , the feeling of warmth and the light, and I really love the subject ! A super favorite !!!

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  5. Gorgeous, Celia. Love the light on the figure's back and shoulder, and the soft but vibrant colors

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