Category Archives: fruit

updated orange spiral

[singlepic id=760 w=200 float=left]After finishing the painting Orange Spiral 2 I became dissatisfied with the background. I think the blue background was a distraction from the orange. I’m much happier with the newer background. I also decided to make this painting available for sale. I was going to save it for the art show but I have more orange paintings […]

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The Gift – orange slices SOLD

8″ x 8″ daily pastel paintingSOLD Today . . actually yesterday, I was in a painting frenzy! Two small works completed in one day is a record for me.The bowl was a gift from Linda. She went to Dubai during the holidays and brought our family the most beautiful presents. Thanks Linda!If I had known that beautiful bowls could make […]

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Peeled Orange painting

5.5″ x 10″ daily pastel peeled orange painting SOLD Another peeled orange painting where I peeled the skin as a spiral. I think this is my favorite of the many compositions. I like the way the white pulp turned out in this one better than the previous painting. The colors in the original piece are a bit […]

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orange spiral

7″ x 15″ daily pastel painting surface – Wallis pastel paper Preparation for this painting was fun. I first had to figure out how to peel the skin in a spiral. After that I took various composition photos of the orange, some of which you will see in later posts this week. For this painting […]

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apple from the tree SOLD

7″ by 7″ daily pastel paintingSOLD It’s still apple season here in New England. It’s been years since I’ve gone apple picking. The closest orchard was torn down many years ago. The land all those trees once stood on is still void of anything new.I love local apples but I’m allergic to them if they […]

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2 clementines

5″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, unframed Back to the clementine oranges. I can’t stop eating them and I can’t stop painting them! I love the combination of blues and oranges. I took the reference photo on my black glass topped stove which explains the reflection underneath. I almost painted the background black but I […]

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red pear #2

5″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, unframedsurface – pastelboardNFS I found this little red pear in the supermarket many months ago and snapped a bunch of photos. It’s one of many pears that I’ve painted. What is it about this fruit that inspires so many painters to use it as a subject? For me I […]

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red pear

SOLD 6″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, unframed   My husband shops and cooks on weekends which gives me more focused time to paint. Yesterday he brought home 3 red pears.  I had to make a new still life box to stage the pear. I probably took about 50 photos and I was happy with […]

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avocado half SOLD

  5″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, unframed SOLD My favorite fruit, especially in guacamole! I just finished making a batch. Here’s Alton Brown’s recipe from foodnetwork. It’s the absolute best recipe I’ve ever found. $100 with free shipping and handling in the US. Please email me for International shipping rates or other inquiries.

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cantaloupe

5″ by 7″ daily pastel painting, unframed One of my favorite summer fruits. Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve posted a daily painting! Aside from working on commissioned pieces, my time has been consumed by the busyness of life. Thanks for stopping by! $110 with free shipping and handling in the US. Please email […]

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