Still Life with Willow by Lynda Robinson

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Pastel on Mi Teinte Paper (Gold) – 70cm x 55cm


Magicians of Still Life
June 2014 Invitational Exhibition

Still Life Paintings group
sponsored by Solo Exhibition

I found some photos of some of my very early works, so I scanned this one. I have a collection of old willow pattern crockery. I think if I was doing this ‘today’ I would have left out a few things! It is VERY busy looking!

CHALLENGE WINNER – Plates are Pretty in Classic Artistic Still Life – May 2013

Best in Show Forum – Painters Universe – 3/4/2011
Featured in Great Showcase Paintings – July 2011
Featured in Art Universe – April 2012
Featured in No. 1 Artist of RedBubble – May 2013
Featured in Classic Artistic Still Life – May 2013
Featured in Everyday Women – February 2014
Featured in Still Life Paintings – February 2014

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lynda robinson, pastel, still life, wine, crockery, willow pattern

I am a pastel artist living in country Victoria, Australia. My subjects vary, ranging from landscapes, portraiture, animal studies, figurative, life drawing, still life and I find the challenge of painting water particularly enjoyable.

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Comments

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darover 3 years ago

    Beautiful art

  • Hello Bobby! Thanks for your lovely comment.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Paulina Kazarinov
    Paulina Kazarinovover 3 years ago

    The ambiance of this piece is warm and pleasing. Colors of the background are so rich. Great work!

  • Thank you Paulina. I value your comments so much.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 3 years ago

    Fantastic work so much detail , another fave x

  • Thank you very much indeed Irene. You are very kind to add this one to your favourites.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 3 years ago

    This is really great Lynda.
    Such amazing detail and wonderful colours.

  • Thanks heaps Don. I really appreciate your lovely comment.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Shannon Rogers
    Shannon Rogersover 3 years ago

    Beautiful Work Lynda, came out amazing :)

  • Thank you very much Shannon.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonover 3 years ago

    Excellent work.

  • Thank you for another lovely comment bubbly blue person.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • sundawg7
    sundawg7over 3 years ago

    Splendid still life painting Lynda, which proves you can paint any subject superbly well, and by the way, this work of art is supremo just the way it is. Definitely merits an IF Award… impeccable fave. Warm hugs & XXs, Ron

  • Awwww Ron! You are such a STAR! Thanks for this lovely IF award, and for your wonderful comment. Means such a lot to me.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Tahnja
    Tahnjaover 3 years ago

    Nah, the shadow is the only thing that I feel lets it down at all. The eye roams to it and is kinda absorbed by it. Does that makes sense? Those grapes and the glasses are superb Lynda….absolutely gorgeous

  • AHA! Thanks so much for this great comment Tahnja. It sure does make sense, because that shadow was one thing that really bothered me when revisiting this older work! In fact I cropped the left hand side a bit because it was so dominant. I don’t know what I was thinking to make it so dark and dreary, but it was in the days when I painted exactly what I saw. Now I would be more aware of that darkness and lighten it up a bit. Also I would leave out (or subdue) a few of those blasted grapes! I can remember doing it and vowing to myself that I would NEVER tackle willow china again! LOL! I had it all set up on a table, and by the time I finished it the grapes had gone rotten!!!! LOL!!!

    – Lynda Robinson

  • JeffStockton
    JeffStocktonover 3 years ago

    Love the third dimension with this Lynda

  • Thanks so much Jeff.

    – Lynda Robinson

  • Gilberte
    Gilberteover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Lynda

  • Lovely to hear from you dear Gilberte, and thanks for this great comment.

    – Lynda Robinson

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