Over the past few weeks I have worked on several small, 8" x 8" still life paintings. Kind of practice for myself, to step away from the figure and the portrait, to play with color, etc.
And this is a 9" x 12" oil on canvas
Most of these paintings are done in only one session, 90 - 120 minutes. A couple areas are touched up in another short session, but I try to get a direct impression as quickly - and as fresh - as possible.
Ever since I built in the still life and storage shelves, I had been collecting all kinds of little cups and saucers and great fabric. My favorite pastime is filling up my shelves with new little characters to work with!