Hand painted in acrylic on canvas. Walking through a large new market, I forgot all about buying vegetables for the pot, but bought a collection of pumpkins to paint. These are typical South African Pumpkins!

TOP TEN in the challenge: Shades of Orange Artwork in the group PAINTER’S UNIVERSE

TOP TEN in RAINBOW – in Art Up Close Challenge Shades of Orange

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gems, pumpkin, squash, vegetables

I am a qualified art lecturer, now retired and living in Cape Town. My main topic in art is the West Coast of South Africa, and I invite you to visit my blog where you will get to know me better, as well as the lovely area that I love to paint.

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  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallabout 4 years ago

    Smile!!! “Walking through a large new market, I forgot all about buying vegetables for the pot, but bought a collection of pumpkins to paint.”
    You did a wonderful job!! ;-)

  • Thank yo, Elizabeth. I have had pumpkins go smelly in the studio!

    – Marie Theron

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethabout 4 years ago

    wow it is nice…:) great compo! love the colors.

  • Lisabeth, I appreciate all your comments! Thank you!

    – Marie Theron

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelabout 4 years ago

    Nice work, they have great shapes for painting and drawing, and these are well done.

  • Thank you for your kind comments, Cindy!

    – Marie Theron

  • Blended
    Blendedabout 4 years ago


    In Art Up Close Challenge Shades of Orange

  • Thank you very much!

    – Marie Theron

  • Susan van Zyl
    Susan van Zylabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful!!
    for the submission!
    ♫.•°°African Art At heART°°•.♫
    22 August 2010

  • Thank you, Mariaan!

    – Marie Theron

  • NewThing
    NewThingalmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you, Danielle!

    – Marie Theron

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 3 years ago

    2 Images per day
    Awesome work!

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersalmost 3 years ago

    How beautiful..

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 3 years ago


    SEPTEMBER 26th, 2011
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    Mary

  • Ann  Palframan
    Ann Palframanalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful work, Marie – congrats on your challenge places and well deserved features

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