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Texan Vixen
Showcase entry!
Anna (Nov 30, 2004)
For Tomato Week. w00t.
Anna (Nov 30, 2004)
drawn in 1 hour 16 min
Did not take this long. My brother wouldn't stop talking to me.
Anna (Nov 30, 2004)
drawn in 1 hour 41 min
rosalyn (Nov 30, 2004)
MAto tomato! Yummy redness in salad cherry plane hmmm mato...
kejoco (Nov 30, 2004)
Damn you anna and your awesomnicity (its a word, i SWEAR)
This almost makes me want to like tomatoes
Pantera (Nov 30, 2004)
Now that is a tomato that I would eat :) Great job Anna, it looks like is ready for picking :)
Anna (Nov 30, 2004)
drawn in 9 min
Again seeing things wrong with it AFTER I submit... ugh. Thanks for the extra kbs, Cello :-)
DeadlyBlondeArcher (Nov 30, 2004)
This is just TERRIBLE, Anna! My tomato was WAY WAY BETTER. LMFAO! :D This is possibly the very best still life of a piece of fruit I have ever seen, actually. I love it. I need a real painting like this to hang in my kitchen or something.
Gigandas (edited Nov 30, 2004)
Definitely improving with your realism.The stem looks a bit plastic-like (can't put my finger on just why that is...sorry I can't be of help there :( ), but the tomato itself is VERY well done.You've got the core shadow, the reflected light, and texture all down.The water drops are looking nice too :).

Edit:Oh hey, you just submitted the last version before I submitted this comment, and that shadow you added in below the leaves really enhanced the stem too.I think that was the problem....good work :).
Anna (Nov 30, 2004)
:-) Thanks y'all
Axil62 (Nov 30, 2004)
That is just amazing.
sincity (Nov 30, 2004)
AWESOME! ANNA, AS ALWAYS. I want to bite it.:}
flopsymopsy (Nov 30, 2004)
That looks good enough to be an English tomato! Huge compliment, as there's no tomato on earth that smells and tastes as good as an English tomato (poo, DBA can't get me, she's over there) ... and there's no strawberry as good as an English strawberry either, can I put in an order?
davincipoppalag (Nov 30, 2004)
Stunning work Anna! This is the kind of thing I only wish I could approach..wonderful. (Flops..you need to come to the US during the late summer, and have a New Jersey Ramapo Red Tomato..trust me..THAT is the ONLY tomato in the world.)
spiritdweller (Nov 30, 2004)
I know dats right... nice work...!
DarkCloak (Nov 30, 2004)
Mmm... That looks good enough to eat.
flopsymopsy (Dec 1, 2004)
No, Poppa, I have been to the US and eaten what passes as a tomato there but a true English tomato, picked off the vine, with a stem smelling like cat's pee ... there's no taste as good as that. The tomato that is, not the cat's pee. And proper English apples! Oh my. That overblown stuff you call fruit? Tastes like cardboard on a bad day. :) ./me ducks and hides
Anna (Dec 1, 2004)
cat's pee?!?! O_O what the...
Kloxboy (Dec 1, 2004)
That is so well done, it makes me happy. You're so good.
Xodiak (edited Dec 1, 2004)
This tomato is so fresh and real, I am trying to bite my screen... I like tomatos, they are so juicy and refreshing. I prefer when they do not put salt on them, they have such a sweet taste of their own. Great realistic drawing Anna, you and Cindy draw the best paintings... they are not just realistic, they are also so colourful and alive. Excellent drawing! >:D
|XOD|
marcello (Dec 1, 2004)
this one was obviously bioengineered.
Xodiak (Dec 1, 2004)
Mutant tomato? <:O
|XOD|
thug (Dec 1, 2004)
you never cease to amaze me. This is so real I'd like to squeeze it.
me007 (Dec 1, 2004)
My god anna YOU ROCK! The texture, shadows, just incredable! .. man i wish I had half the talent that you do ;) this is fabulous!
inatyrb (Dec 1, 2004)
that is awesome! don't you love getting a showcase entry on a theme? lol. totally awesome! it looks so plump and yummy... mmm.... yummy in my tummy!
flopsymopsy (Dec 1, 2004)
Another Showcase! Just give Anna the key to that case! Well done <333333333 ./luff Anna
davincipoppalag (Dec 1, 2004)
I heard that Texas is gonna annex the showcase and then turn over it's government to Anna,Cindy and Kasha
StrawberryYamichan (Dec 2, 2004)
WOW O____O omg that looks so good i can eat it and i hate tomatoes! that is so amazing *_* i wish i could have amazing talent like you!
safescene (edited Dec 2, 2004)
This looks cool, like it's from a fairy tale or something (I think it's the stem). I love it, Anna! :)
Reject (Dec 4, 2004)
this made me so hungry that i was scared for my health!! thanks alot!
aznanime93 (Dec 6, 2004)
Whoa!This is amazing!
Gigge (Dec 19, 2004)
Your realism pics are stunning, Anna. Very crisp and very gorgeous. I love how you draw things larger than life. Must be a bit of Texas showing through. :)
mukumuku (Dec 29, 2004)
it looks just like a real tomato out in the garden!
Amethysts (Apr 10, 2005)
you make me hungry.... I LOVE TOMATOES!!!
Miss_DJ (Jun 6, 2005)
very nicely drawn! makes me wanna pluck it off the stem!
PurpleLlamasRcoming (Jun 11, 2005)
wow.......definately looks like a photo!!!!!! (my tomato!!!!!)
Salahare (Jul 27, 2005)
This is life-like!! *admires*
ccmoon (Aug 16, 2005)
exactly like a photo......
JK-Arts (Oct 10, 2005)
Marry me !! your tomato looks very good but very plasticy <--- definely not a word but meaning like plastic. the shading is off the hook <-- means outstandng and good. great picture Marry Me !!
linzy (Oct 23, 2005)
thats awesome! it looks just like a photo
nehra (Nov 11, 2005)
mmmmmmmm.....so moist and juicy *tummy grumbles* :P
DoOp (Mar 26, 2006)
ho gawd


tomato <3
NOVEMBER93 (Apr 22, 2006)
the realism in this picture is awesome! great job...
foxman8245 (Nov 25, 2007)
.. all I can say is... wow!.... ya can almost pick it!!
SooRa (Feb 21, 2008)
wow that tomatoe looks so delcious.
GoldDragonfly (Feb 25, 2008)
yummmmmy :P wonderful job :D
Novas (Mar 17, 2009)
Just noticed this on the showcase, it's insanely good!
moixina (Apr 14, 2009)
wow! It looks real! I really like it! =)
Black_Bird (Jun 16, 2009)
Amazing.
Aubrey (Jun 17, 2009)
How cool is that Anna! It looks like you could eat it right now, too neat!
Miss_DJ (Dec 22, 2009)
anna again
Suntan (Dec 22, 2009)
omg, Delicious! Interesting it was for tomato week....we seemed to have olive week a few months ago. We should have another week of something.
dorothyblueeyes (edited Mar 24, 2010)
Its great,but I look at the stem,and it seems like a plastic stem to me;too realistic?out of a Parker Seeds catalog?oops,someone else sees plastic stem?wierd.Well,now that you can do such "neo-realism",we dare you to try;classical,old fashioned Dutch or "15th Century Flemish painting"realism of a tomato in still life.You know,dark and light,sharpness,Dutch-type lighting,(look at all those classical still lifes).Put the golden glaze over it all,so the highlights jump out at you.You can do it,if you can do this.I personally would like to see you try that,cause youre so good.(or has she done that already?)but it's really great.
betty96 (Mar 23, 2010)
its great, its verry interesting
rhylast (Jun 2, 2012)
perfect! looks like I can just pluck it out of the monitor and eat it. :D
amircxc (Jun 2, 2012)
wow
davincipoppalag (Apr 16, 2013)
I just hadda bump Anna's perfect tomato up top again
Miss_DJ (Apr 16, 2013)
So glad you did!!
backmagicwoman (Apr 16, 2013)
That is so fresh and yummy.
dorothyblueeyes (Apr 16, 2013)
did i really diss this painting??? shame on me, its great!!the top tomato!!
Wraith (edited Apr 18, 2013)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twF4Mt-q5jw

Awesome looking tomato! Great job on this!
Edit* Glad you did too Dave, Thanks!
davincipoppalag (10 days ago)
Tomato!!
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