Shelley Prior, "Sweet Hearts," watercolor, 8 x 10 in.
Shelley Prior, "Sweet Hearts," watercolor, 8 x 10 in.

“I wanted to demonstrate the contrasting textures in this Valentine-themed painting,” said Shelley Prior. “The crumpled, shiny foil wrapper versus the smooth chocolate heart give very different highlights and shadows and require different use of hard and soft edges.”

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