Alice's Eggs

Riva Brown Watercolor


These decorative Polish folk-art Easter Eggs are seldom center stage.

The Technical Challenge

What could I possibly do as a support that would offset the power of these small objects while not overdoing it? I chose a simple Kitchen Cream Pitcher in sunny Yellow against a background of deep neutral. I don't usually use such dark backgrounds and was second-guessing the choice, I think it works well. Sometimes you've just got to try something different. Notice how the deep, deep blue of the one Egg sits against the neutral dark. That Brown Egg Cup is a gentle resting place.