Tuesday, April 22, 2008

"Bartlett"

Oil on 1/4" Board. Approx 5"x6" SOLD.

What I like most about pears are all the plain changes on the skin. I love how the light wraps around the pear and shows a lot of the character through reflected light. I used this pear in a larger painting that I am in the middle of. I'll be posting that later on.

13 comments:

Chris said...

Great colours on this one! I love it.

paperfetish said...

I agree! Beautiful golden tones. I also really love the perspective and the peek of the table in the lower right corner.

Ann Reyes said...

Nice! I especially like the top of the pear and the stem.

Claudia Goodell said...

I don't typically love pear paintings, but when I opened this one I made an audible sigh and said, "WOW". It is stunning. I love the perpective you chose, the reflections, the ease with which you captured the topography of the fruit, and I especially like the top portion of the pear. Bravo!! This is excellent.

mike rooney said...

love this one. one question-did you see the subtle golden tone in the shadow or add it to harmonize?

Don Gray said...

Great color and a real feeling of scale to this little painting. Nice job!

Diane Tasselmyer said...

I love to eat fruit, and, when I can pick it off the page and eat it, it says its a SUPER PEAR.
You really elevated the word "bartlett" this time!

James said...

Nice Job, I love the shape of pears, too. I recently thought I was painting a Bartlett and learned it was a D'Anjou. The difference is that Bartlett's change color as they ripen, so mine would never get this nice golden color. :^)

Rich Pellegrino said...

great brush work and color in this one. if i could offer a small crit it would be that the triangular shape at the lower left is too distracting. other wise this is a great painting.

cheers!
Rich

theresamillerwatercolors said...

Just found your blog and I love it! What wonderful rich colors you use. Thank you so much for the inspirational work. Theresa

Cara Dawn Romero said...

Beautiful -

Lane said...

The paint strokes are very confident on this one. Really nice!

Michelle Monger said...

Hey there,
I was searching on google images for pictures of pears and I stumbled across your site. I love your art - it is incredibly beautiful.