oil paintings and photography by Amber Honour

Tag: pumpkin still life

Third Alla Prima Pumpkin Attempt

Third Alla Prima Pumpkin Attempt

  Ok, the ugly truth is I haven’t yet succeeded in an alla prima painting yet. I have made some serious progress toward it though. This one was done in less than two hours and only two layers. The part where I really saw the improvement […]

Second Attempt at an Alla Prima Pumpkin

Second Attempt at an Alla Prima Pumpkin

  Happy Thanksgiving! I decided I needed to quit being lazy and get a holiday-ish painting done this week. And since I need the practice, I also tried to make it another alla prima painting. For my second attempt, I chose a similar but slightly more […]

Attempt at an Alla Prima Pumpkin

Attempt at an Alla Prima Pumpkin

  Since I put off painting a pumpkin until a few days before Halloween, I thought it might be fun to attempt an alla prima painting. I normally paint in several thin layers, so it’s a bit of a departure from my normal style. I […]