daily painting titled Two Red Pears

Two Red Pears

16cm x 14cm (6¼"x5½"), oil on gessoed card Painting status: SOLD
Daily painting for Thursday 5 March, 2009
Posted in Still life paintings
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If I could do one painting this good in a month, I'd be happy. Sheesh!

I love seeing the work of fellow fruit painters. Especially when they are at their best. Beautiful work.

Your work gets more stunning day by day. I love the simplicity of the composition and yet it's so dramatic. I love seeing the brushstrokes too. As well as a beautiful painter you are a great photographer. Every day is Christmas when your painting shows up in my email box.
Many thanks.

A reading from up to down. A painting shared in two even parts. A really interesting attempt to create a balance through the imbalance: translucent thin layers of colour in the foreground and thick layers of colour in the half upper extremity for the fruits ( like Morandi often did it).
Transparencies against opacities .
But limpidness all over.
Bravo Julian !

Well done. I love how the fruit is just tucked into the upper edge of the canvas. Much like a shadow box display. Good use of varying applications of paint...thick to thin.