"Tomato Fiesta" - 6" x 8" - Oil on Canvas
So, every picture has a story . . . this morning I went out to the garden and harvested all of the ripe tomatoes and made a giant pot of homemade spaghetti sauce. Soooo delicious! Makes me wonder why I buy it.
I was trying to decide what to paint today when I spied my brand new Fiestaware on the table. A little kitchen store that is downtown, Haute Cuisine, is closing and so I went down there a couple of days ago and bought some fabulous Fiestware! It was so hard to choose between all of the colours. I ended up with Lemongrass, Turquoise, Paprika and Scarlet plates and a few little ramekins and fruit bowls. I was looking around to find something to combine with it and there were the lovely tomatoes. "Why not", I said to myself. I'll use some of the new dishes and some of the tomatoes from the garden.
I'm still behind one painting, but I won't be doing another one today because I'm going out to enjoy the sunshine before the storm comes in tomorrow.