Fall Pomegranate and leaf

I painted two pomegranate still lifes and a leaf for LMA today. I think the second still life turned out pretty well:

I’m still trying to figure out how to paint leaves. I’m finding that I can’t fake it — I require a reference photo. It made a huge difference on the second set of leaves I did.

Author: Jenny Smith

I'm Jenny Smith. I keep up with three cars, two kids, one husband, and I live on 300+ acres of rolling farmland in Northern Virginia where we look after an elderly relative. I like tomatoes, all things Star Trek, watercolor, and reading. I spend most days in the garden fighting deer and groundhogs as I pursue a graduate degree. I'm trying to be like Jesus -- emphasis on the trying.

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