Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1890

Cezanne's delicate watercolour still life gives us an opportunity to get watercolour effects from acrylic paint.

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1890 - learn to paint this in one lesson at Inglis Academy
Learn to paint this in one lesson at Inglis Academy

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1890 - learn to paint this in one lesson at Inglis Academy
We will develop a sketch for this painting in more than usual detail, particularly paying attention to the tonal relationships.

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1890 - learn to paint this in one lesson at Inglis Academy
My version of this Cezanne watercolour, showing how we can get watercolour effects using acrylics.

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Cezanne: Apples, 1878

This striking still life by Cezanne is a masterpiece of composition.

Seven almost identical objects (like the major scale in western music) arranged in a strong rhythm.

This piece is an ideal one to scale up to a larger canvas as it's decorative and unfussy.

Cezanne: Apples, 1878

Cezanne: Apples, 1878
One of my renditions.