1.  The darkest shadows were established in the first layer using deep blue in the grapes and deep green in the leaves.
2.  Most of the brightly lit areas on the leaves were given a glaze of yellow.

You can see a hint of cool cerulean blue on the individual grapes. 
Wine on the Vine - watercolor demonstration of grape clusters

5.  Many fruits, grapes in particular, have a waxy, whitish coating called "bloom". This bloom diffuses light, and unless the bloom is rubbed off of the grapes, all the bright sunlight falling on each one is soft and spread out. Without the coating, the light would be reflected in bright pinpoints.

Even though the sharp shadows on the leaves and the support post tell us that the light is very bright, the grapes have diffused reflections.
4.  The individual grapes begin to take on a rounded shape by emphasizing the shadows on the lower edge of each one. The grapes with violet appear to move forward and in front of the cool blue grapes in the interior.
3.  All the leaves are taking shape by adding glazes of lighter green and hints of fall colors; deep gold, brown and reddish orange.

The streaked grain of the wooden support post is established.
Watercolor painting demonstration of grapes- step 1
Watercolor painting demonstration of grapes- step 2
Watercolor painting demonstration of grapes- step 3
Watercolor painting demonstration of grapes- step 4
Watercolor painting demonstration of grapes- step 5

Watercolor Demo
Wine on the Vine
Watercolor painting demonstration of grapes- step 5
The light on this scene of grape clusters nestled among leaves was bright, creating very dark, sharp shadows.
Wine on the Vine
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