Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Monday, 30 July 2018

Tomato with Silver-Plated Goblet

Oil painting of a red tomato beside a small silver-plated goblet.
Goblet: What you might do to a tomato if you were really hungry.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Lemon with Painted Glass Vase

Oil painting of a lemon beside a small glass vase with flower decoration.
There once was a vase and a lemon,
Who joined the musicians of Bremen--
And they toured with the band,
Through various lands
From Nepal to the Republic of Yemen.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Monday, 23 July 2018

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Turnip with Old Fashioned Glass

Oil painting of a turnip beside an Old Fashioned glass.
The depicted vegetable began to wither noticeably a few days after its purchase -- thus it adhered to the law of diminishing returnips.

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Granite Boulders, Pipers Creek

Oil painting of several granite boulders surrounded by eucalpyts.
Someone suggested I take a boulder approach to my work.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Winter Sunset, Pipers Creek

Oil painting of a distant building with nearby trees casting long shadows.
After setting off, settling on a scene and setting up to paint, I set about my work but soon experienced a setback: the sun began to set.  Rather than get upset and set down my brushes, I set my teeth and set upon the task of finishing.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Désirée Potato in Tea Towel

Oil painting of a Désirée potato in the folds of a loosely arranged tea towel.
Antiquity's precursor to the jacket potato: the toga potato.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Plastic Skull

Oil painting of a plastic skull facing the viewer.
I didn't quite get time to finish this painting: I need to flesh it out a little.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Monday, 9 July 2018

Tomato with Copper Jug

Oil painting of a copper jug beside a red tomato.
Jugs are of copper, tomatoes are red; such things are overt and are best left unsaid.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Still Life with Pumpkin

Oil painting of a round pumpkin beside a green enamelware bowl and an earthenware jar.
This still life depicts enamelware (bowl), earthenware (jar) and a pumpkin there (in the middle).

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 12"

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Quince with Porcelain Vase

Oil painting of a quince beside a white porcelain vase.
There once was a vase and quince,
Who were particularly hard to convince.
'Til one day they perceived
What they hadn't believed,
And they've credited everything since.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Small Copper Jug with Mandarine

Oil painting of a small copper jug beside a mandarine.
Small jugs are copper, mand'rins are too, though more accurately orange with a coppery hue.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Red Pepper with Glencairn Whisky Glass

Oil painting of a red pepper beside a Glencairn whisky glass.
Because Scotland has a reputation for being a wee bit chilli.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"