Tag: fruit

One Pair

One Pair

A pair of conference pears on a white table. I decided to do this study when I looked at the bowl full of fruit in the morning sunlight. I loved the way the tones in the pears’ skin as the colour of the light changes across them. Wonderfully juicy and sweet, these pears flood the mouth with freshness.  I’ll have to… Read more →

Oranges on Stone (2014)

Oranges on Stone (2014)

A quick study of two oranges resting on the edge of a stone slab. Throughout the session I kept wanting to stop and scoff both of them up. The studio was filled with the sweet scent of citrus oil released when I peeled one. Made only stronger by the early summer sun slowly warming the studio air. It goes without… Read more →

Cup & Jug with fruit (2013)

Cup & Jug with Fruit (2013)

I’ve finished another still life of that Orcadian jug and cup, with fruit this time. I started it a few weeks ago and just kind of gave up.  My confidence waned and I didn’t feel like I could make any improvements.  I felt like I’d had all the lucky moments I was going to get. Today,  despite having a dreadful cold, … Read more →