I found painting these to be really hard - so much going on on a plum's surface, and these were small (and painted smaller). I'm drawn to yellow ocher a lot, I don't know why. Maybe I feel it is earthy and safe, yet has the quality of gold and all the mythical stuff associated with it. I think it's a nice complement to the warm and cool purples here.
Old English word of the day:
plúme [plū'-mə]: plum.