oil paintings and photography by Amber Honour

Tag: realism

Jalapeños and Habaneros

Jalapeños and Habaneros

  Another quick still life to keep me motivated while working on other projects. I used a new red for this painting called Azo Coral from M. Graham. It came free with the Titanium White I bought so I gave it a try. Based on […]

Pepper Spray

Pepper Spray

    This was just a quick painting I knocked out while trying to warm up to work on some other paintings. After painting those artichokes, this was a welcome relief from so much detail and I love the reds. This original painting is for […]

30 in 30 Inspired Challenge Complete

30 in 30 Inspired Challenge Complete

  The original plan was to paint these paintings in 30 days, but I didn’t for two main reasons. 1. I suck at painting alla prima, and 2. I fell in love with my subjects and wanted to do them justice. So I decided to […]

The Complete Artichoke Trio

The Complete Artichoke Trio

  I’m pleased to announce the completed artichoke trio. Painting artichokes is a lot of fun, and by fun, I mean work. But people love them, so I will probably paint a few more eventually. For now though, I’m going to stop at 3. Two […]

The Long Awaited Second Artichoke

The Long Awaited Second Artichoke

  Well, I told you I’d paint more artichokes eventually, and here they are. For whatever reason, people seem to absolutely love the artichokes. Maybe it’s because the hearts are so tedious to paint. Getting all of those thin lines perfectly shaded is a serious […]

Orange you Glad? The Complete Orange Trio

Orange you Glad? The Complete Orange Trio

  This orange went by pretty quickly. As it usually is the case when I struggle with one painting, the next one is a breeze. I like to think I learned something in the struggle which is why the next one is almost always easy. This […]