In Progress --- Still Wet Still Life of Three Fruits
As a reference, I used a black and white photo from a roll of film I took in Beijing back in 2002. I like to use black and white images because I get to make up the colors.
In general, using photos (versus setting up a real still life) can be problematic. And in this case, there were distracting elements in the background and foreground which I had to eliminate.
Testing it in a frame
Once it dries, I will tweak a few things, including the apple, but I am pretty happy with the progress I am making on it.