I have illustrated fruit for over thirty years. For this post, I’m sharing berries. Some of these illustrations were used to indicate berry flavor on labels for yogurt, juice, liqueur, sorbet and vitamins. I have so many illustrations of fruit that I’ve already had separate posts on strawberries and blueberries. These are some of the remaining illustrations that I wanted to share. Certainly within the raspberry family – there are many color variations of color.
Although much of my work is realistic, there are many different ways to illustrate fruit. On the painting above, I was specifically asked to illustrate a medley of fruit in a “Renaissance” style. The leaves had to be painted with certain colors and the lighting did not have any reflected light on the edges of the fruit.
I enjoyed replicating different styles to please my clients. Below are more of my illustrations and I have included some close ups.
Some of these paintings were rendered with markers and colored pencils. Others were created with watercolor dyes. I have a blog where I describe my technique and have a lot more information. It is at:
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