Kitchen Buddha by Rue

Kitchen Buddha

Watercolor and acrylic on WC paper.
This painting was inspired by a line drawing by Norval Delwyn Carlson on the back cover of "Tassajara Cooking" by Edward Espe Brown.
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Great creative picture, Roo. Love the beautiful colors and the busy cook. You captured it. Very cheery and Very well done, Nancy
over 2 years ago
Thank you Nancy, for your kind comments. I do enjoy colorful paintings that bring a smile.
over 2 years
ahahah, love this work!!! the style so so carefree and full of joy colours too... especially live the facial expression...
awesome job my friend Roo!
over 2 years
Thank you, dear Sonja. Your encouragement means a lot.
over 2 years
Love the energy of this image, the playfulness and the mood you have created here.
over 2 years
Thank you, Csilla. It was fun to paint.
over 2 years
Roo, this is so delightful and fills me with happy thoughts of food and comfort. love the colour choices. great painting for 2012 and look forward to seeing further work from you. 5*****
over 2 years
Thank you, Myrtletree. It is a little scary for me to put my paintings on a public website - I am still struggling with that - so bless you for the encouragement, I need it!
over 2 years
Hi,Roo!
How are you?
Wow!
Very beautiful,great imagination,creativity and very funny too!Love your color use as well!
Kisses,Iby
over 2 years
I just love this idea and the way you painted it!
over 1 year
Gorgeous...
8 months
Edward Espe Brown said that what we need is not more cookbooks, but more cooks.
5 months
Very unique creativity, Rue !!!
5 months
Thank you, Helena. Painting happy images helps me shift to a happy childlike view of the world.
4 months
This is priceless Rue...I am still laughing!...presumably a self portrait? lol
Thank you for such a good start to my day here in New Zealand
Best wishes, Hilary
4 months
Thank you, Hilary. You brightened my my day too! I guess it is a
sort of self-portrait, if heaps of artistic license are allowed.
Warm cheery-bye, Roo
4 months
Very cleverly done. Nice work. Love those colours .

Elisheva
4 months
Gorgeous Rue, she looks like like a super-cook!!! warm regards Jillian
4 months
Very nice.
4 months
Very interesting, I love the kitty!
4 months
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With the series title "Prey or predator?" how do you interpret the symbol in the top right and left hand corners? Although I cannot change them now, do you think the symbols detract or add to the...
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RueCreating is for me all about the experience. When I get bogged down on a piece, it usually ends up in the 'unfinished painting' drawer, because I feel a need to move on. I have a few paintings I consider finished, and a LOT of unfinished ones. Do you think this hinders my growth as an artist?
As I've never used oils before, is there something that should be done to the picture after painting it?
A lovely portrait Nancy..... probably a little late to answer your question but, The make up of the colours in oil dry at different rates and it is advisable... view answer
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