Like tiny bubbles, this is a painting of some delightfully delicate pink berries I found lighting up
a bush in the Living Desert. The tiny berries were translucent, appearing to be lit from within
and glowed against the bright blue desert sky.
The 12x16 panel's first step - a fairly detailed underpainting in Burnt Sienna
In the next session on this painting I first laid in the sky and then began bringing the berries to life.
The next step was to develop the branches and blossoms while continuing to round berries
And finally bringing up the lights and pushing the darks, finding cast shadows and highlights
helped to capture the glow of these sweet little globes of light.