If you’ve read my trivia post last week, I mentioned that drawing and painting had turned my life upside down (No. 45).
Here is an example: I bought some Corella Pear to draw and paint!
Alright, you might scratch your head and wondering if I’m being a drama queen here. Maybe. But let me tell you this: When it comes to fruit, I’m very particular. The fruit needs to fulfill these criteria:
1) Has to be sweet
2) Not too soft, not too crunchy
3) No preparation is required (i.e. no peeling, no cutting etc.)
(O.K. I’m a drama queen in the fruit eating department!)
So it was a surprise when I found myself standing in front of the fruit section at the supermarket staring at the Corella pears. But more shockingly, I started to ooohs and ahhhhs all over the pears. I must look like an idiot to my fellow shoppers. But the Corella pears were just too beautiful to walk away. And here is the sketch of it.
As much as I was bewitched by the vibrant colors of the pears, I think I had failed to capture it on paper. Plus I don’t think the elements, like the colors, composition etc, worked together. Actually, the sketch sort of looked boring to me. But then I remember that I’m still learning and practice. It’s o.k. to make mistake.
So my fellow creatives and bloggers, any ideas how I could improve it the next time?
The sketch is also for Paint Party Friday (hosted by Eva and Kristin). All are welcomed! Do join in to share and support each other!
Cheers and have a fantastic weekend!
P.S. I read somewhere (but forgot to copy the link) that Corella Pears are named after the colourful Australian Corella parrot.