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Forbidden Fruit

Talya Johnson

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Radford, VA - United States

Beautiful! Love the colors and brushwork! L

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you, Kendall!

Porterville, CA - United States

Delightful painting Talya. Amazing use of color, wonderful reflected light, great edges..........so full of life! LF!

Talya Johnson replied:

Woohoo! Thanks so much Bob!

Providence Village, TX - United States

Not only happy but also a delicious and beautiful painting Talya!!! F/V.

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you Clotilde!

Salem, VA - United States

I'm not that crazy about watermelon but this is delicious! I love the description, too. Absolutely true- the painting and the description.

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you Bonnie!! I always really enjoy and appreciate your comments!!

Timbuktu - United States

Thank you, AnnaJo! :)

Merritt Island, Fl - United States

I have come to look at this many times, Talya! I love the colors of this. It is all so sumptuous and delicious looking. f/v

Radford, VA - United States

Beautiful work!

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you Kendall.

Zoetermeer - Netherlands

Great legitimate fruit to me....lol....you are a pro for sure...

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you Michel!! :)

Timbuktu - United States

Thank you, AnnaJo!

Merritt Island, Fl - United States

It looks so delicious that it must be forbidden! Fabulous colors and lighting. I love it. f/v

Wasilla, AK - United States

I KNOW, right?! Summer can't come too soon. :)

Wheaton, IL - United States

This is making me hungry. V. Nice to see you Tali. So I hear you just LOVE my avatar... LOL

Seymour, Vi - Australia

Those rules were only made so that people like you and I (and every other artist) could break them! Lovely lovely work!

Talya Johnson replied:

So sweet of you to say, Lynda! Yes we colourists are such rule breakers ;)

Duxbury, MA - United States

This would look great in my group Talya, Nuts, Seeds and Berries........ Beautiful work, love the loose strokes and colour,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Conor

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you, Conor, I'll go take a peek!

Cottonwood, AZ - United States

Love this, just like I love Watermelon and Strawberries, could eat them until not another berry would fit. ;) V,F,W, and tweeted to our 24,510 followers. Rules to us are only "guidelines" :)

Talya Johnson replied:

You are wonderful! Thanks so much! :)

London - United Kingdom

Delicious in every way! Tweeted and pinned: http://pinterest.com/pin/166070304981493063/

Talya Johnson replied:

wow, Sarah! I really appreciate it!! :)

Lyon - France

Love your still life, love your comment and your non-conformism! :)) A truly fine artwork and a well-deserved sale! Congrats Talya! F,V&G+

Talya Johnson replied:

LOL, yes, once in a while my wild independent streak explodes out of me. BUt I find that I generally toe the line...generally ;) thank you very much for the support.

Loveland, Co - United States

LOVE this piece Talya and congrats on your sale. Your title and description are a kick. You've definitely created beauty here and you're right - there are no rules for that. Bravo!

Talya Johnson replied:

Woot! I'm delighted you read it and agree. It feels sooooo good to cast off the shackles of Chromophobia!

Bolton, ON - Canada

Did I tell you that your descriptions make my day? Smiling all the way... love the colours in this one! Congratulations! v/f

Talya Johnson replied:

Yeah, this is one of my rebel rouser ones, and it makes me smile too. Empowerment! Check out the accompanying rant Many thanks as always. :)

Bucharest, Ro - Romania

Congrats on your sale, Talya ! Gorgeous painting with delightful colors. f,v

Talya Johnson replied:

Many thanks, Ana!

Budapest, H - Hungary

Congrats on the sale..........................Odon.

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks, Odon!

Philadelphia, PA - United States

Congratulations on your sale!!!

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks, Bill!

Aiud - Romania

Beautiful colors...and so yummmy!:) f/v

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks, Natalia, made me smile:!

Chandler, AZ - United States

Talya, So Beautiful!.....Congrats on your work and sale.. a fav!

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you, Chrisann!

East Brunswick, NJ - United States

Beautiful work, Talya! Congratulations! :)

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks so much, Natalie!

Seymour, Vi - Australia

Congratulations on the sale! Gorgeous work Talya!!!!

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you, Lynda! I'm thrilled :)

Bargoed, Mi - United Kingdom

Love this. voted

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks so much, Steve!

Roanoke, VA - United States

Beautiful. v

Talya Johnson replied:

thanks, Jennifer!

Missouri City, TX - United States

beautiful and yummy! v

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you, Debi.

Toronto, ON - Canada

MMMM I want to take a bite! V

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks, Malinda, LOL meeee tooooo! :)

Kelowna, BC - Canada

Looks so yummy V/F:)

Talya Johnson replied:

I'm already longing for summer! Thank you, Sharon. :)

Red Boiling Springs, TN - United States

Love the shot and the rule breaking! You Rebel you! I would love to have a watermelon right now.

Talya Johnson replied:

LOL, thank you Wilma!

Wasilla, AK - United States

Thank you!!

Toronto, ON - Canada

Lovely.

Duluth, GA - United States

That's beautiful. I just love it. v/f

Talya Johnson replied:

So kind for you to stop by and comment! Thank you, Cheryl!

Mequon, WI - United States

Beautiful work! vf

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you, Mary!

Scottsdale, AZ - United States

beautiful tones and colors,simply comes alive v.

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks so much Ruth!

Bridgeport, CT - United States

fine art indeed ! voted

Talya Johnson replied:

Much appreciated, Ivelina

Sandy, OR - United States

Good enough to eat! I love the richness of the colors!

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you!

Sussex, WI - United States

Nice style, pleasing to view! v

Talya Johnson replied:

thank you, Jack!

Boise, ID - United States

v/f

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks!

Kaneohe, HI - United States

I am tempted to pick it up and taste it even though it is forbidden! voted

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks, Mukta

Pass Christian, MS - United States

Beautiful as usual... v

Talya Johnson replied:

:)

Fullerton California, ca - United States

beautiful painting...v/t/L/g+1

Talya Johnson replied:

Much obliged, Athala!

Gibraltar - Gibraltar

great work v 8 tweet

Talya Johnson replied:

Thank you, Nigel!

Missoula, MT - United States

. . . . . . . ☆ FEATURED >> Still Life Artistry ~ 06 December 2012 ☆ . . . . . . . ...................http://fineartamerica.com/groups/still-life-artistry.html...................

Talya Johnson replied:

thank you for the feature, Karon! Im delighted!!

Wasilla, AK - United States

Oh I am missing summer already!! Thank you are for the lovely comments and encouragements :)

Saint Paul, MN - United States

Lovely summer table of color and fruit. Glad you fed them ice cream to capture this!

Talya Johnson replied:

Oh yes, I'm not above sacrificing my children's teeth for my art ;) thank you Lisa!

New York, NY - United States

Talya, this is a beautiful still life. Love watermelon! v

Talya Johnson replied:

Many thanks, Madeline!

Salem, OR - United States

The colors and the blending are beautiful.

Talya Johnson replied:

Thanks so much, Connie :)

Hythe, Ke - United Kingdom

So juicy, fruit and colours! A fav

Talya Johnson replied:

Beatrice! Thank you for stopping by and commenting. I've missed you. I'll have to mosey on over and see what you are up to these days :)

Peņaflor - Chile

CONGRATULATIONS!! Featured on Female Artists - Creative Women!!! Great artwork, love how you have done this!!!

Talya Johnson replied:

I'm always so honored to be featured in this fantastic group! Thank you Madalena!!

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Title

Forbidden Fruit

Artist

Talya Johnson

Medium

Painting - Oil

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I broke a whole lot of "rules" painting this little still life. Imagine my surprise when the "representational painting police" never showed up to arrest me!! Shall I confess my sins? I used colors straight from the tube. I painted with the sun directly on my canvas, I was playing hooky from a workshop given by a very-important-artist, I was breaking my color fast, I was painting when the sun was smack in the middle of the sky (very boring light), and I wouldn't let the kids eat the fruit while instead fed them ice cream for lunch. Am I repentant? Not in the slightest!!

Remind those you love to savor the perfect moments with this happy little still life. Pleasure is not a sin, and there are really no rules for creating beauty.

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