D7EBE29C B545 4080 A0F4 11A376C04F84 Fall Pomegranate and leaf

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.

Posted by Jenny Smith

I'm Jenny Smith. I blog about life on the 300+ acres of rolling farmland in Northern Virginia where I live. I like tomatoes, all things Star Trek, watercolor, and reading. I spend most days in the garden fighting deer and groundhogs while trying to find my life's meaning. I'm trying to be like Jesus -- emphasis on the trying.