daily painting titled Lemons

Lemons

15cm x 13cm, oil on board Painting status: SOLD
Daily painting for Friday 4 April, 2014
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I am amazed at how you achieved the dimensional appearance of the lemons! I don't even know if that is the correct "artistic" term or not, but they are incredible, yet look so simply done.

What a gift you have, Julian!

Your years of painting makes this small painting look simple, but it is only a master that can make it look so. I like your confident strokes.

Dear Julian, this painting looks monumental, maybe the sculptural forms of the lemons and enamel coffee pot creates the illusion. I don't know if you were at all tempted to include just a sliver of turquoise on the right (the tin box). If so, you were right not to,it's cast shadow adds depth and enough interest on the right.
I feel an introspective Morandiesque mood here, even though I believe he never painted lemons. And his palette was rather more anaemic! Anna.

Beautiful painting !

un duo gai de citrons pour �gayer notre journ�e. belle.