Category Archives: Still Life

Ovanes Berberian Workshop, Day 5

This has been an exhausting week, but I learned a lot. The painting on the left is my last effort, which I think is a big improvement over the week. Click the image on the left to see details/enlarge. I’m going to add a few things (eg, light reflected off the bottle), but it’s near done. Ovanes was very happy with the color harmony and painting overall of the milk jub and the lower right fruit. Ovanes did feel that the table top was too warm; the green cup was getting a little chalky; and the blue and green container in the back was a bit too broken.Perhaps over the next weeks, depending upon interest (enter comments if you’re reading this blog!), I’ll include screen shots of how I’m applying his process, showing things I wasn’t able to photograph in his studio.