Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Banana in Glass Mug

Still life oil painting of an upright banana in a glass mug.
There was a banana and glass,
Who attended a chemistry class.
When the matters they'd chosen
Mixed and caused an explosion,
They found themselves out on their ... own.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Fruit Bowl with Lemon

Still life oil painting of a bowl of fruit with a lemon beside.
Lemons are lemon, bowls are white; if one ate this painting, would one sate appetite?

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Monday, 18 March 2019

River Red Gums, Royal Park

Oil painting of two eucalypts with long afternoon shadows.
Shining on red rums, er, I mean, sun shining on red gums.

Oil on canvas board, 8" x 10"

Sunday, 17 March 2019

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Lemon and Pear

Still life oil painting of a partially illuminated lemon and pear.
The light on this subject faded so rapidly that soon I could only see a bitter lemon and the green fruit was fast disap-pear-ing.

Oil on canvas board, 6" x 4"

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Apple Half with Small Bottle

Still life oil painting of an apple half beside a small long-necked bottle.
This painting may not be the full bottle, but the apple's not half bad.

Oil on canvas board, 4" x 6"

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Roses with Enamelware Pitcher

Still life oil painting of crimson roses in a small glass jar beside a white enamelware pitcher.
This painting takes in the whole pitcher, but the rose is the bud of the joke.

Oil on canvas board, 8" x 10"

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Interior with Plaster Cast

Oil painting of a plaster cast on a chair beside a mirror with nearby drapery.
This could have just been a painting of a plaster bust, but I cast the net wider.

Oil on canvas board, 16" x 20"

Sunday, 3 March 2019

Onion with Pewter Jug

Still life oil painting of an onion beside a reflective pewter jug.
The famous Russian onion-dome architectural style presented by Vladimir Pewtin.

Oil on canvas board, 10" x 8"