September 1, 2005

red and green pepper


I am entranced by the colors of garden produce at this time of year. Until I began drawing this pepper, I thought the skin was really dark, with the deep green blending into the orange-red. What I noticed while drawing it, though, was how many reflections were lightening the surface. I had it on the white comforter on our bed, and light was coming from several directions, as well. This is all watercolor crayon and wash, no ink.

Posted by EGP at September 1, 2005 8:19 AM