My painting process began by using photoshop to brainstorm ideas, colors and the compositions of my three paintings. One thing I was certain of was that I wanted to work with a limited cool color palette that was displayed with the "eye" patterned background.
I began thinking of which foods I wanted my project to include, and how they related to my family. I wanted the work to include food we all enjoy together.
I tried to think of how all three paintings might work together, to function as one complete work of art.
Once I had three foods that fit with my theme, I sketched one on each 18" x 24" canvas.
Here are my final three paintings: