I continue to experiment with small still life setups, like this pear painting. However, this time I chose two subjects. The apple and pear are the best of friends, especially in a pie! Anyway, let's stay on topic here! I tried to make the apple to be the focal point of this painting. The pear … Continue reading Apple and Pear on the Table, original 5 x 7 oil painting
This is indeed The Pear for me, since it's the first pear I tried to paint with oil paint. I love the way it turned out, and it might even be my favorite painting of the year. It's hard to show the beauty of oil paint with just a photograph, but depending on the lighting, … Continue reading The Pear, oil painting
When things begin to get too real, I seem to be slanting over to the geometric side. These abstract pears can be viewed from two vantage points. Is the pear being filled with color, or is the vividness gets sucked out of it? That's for you to decide depending on how you see the glass … Continue reading Geometric Life of Pear, original watercolor painting
When I just started painting these watercolor studies, my goal was to get as realistic, but graphical as I can. I think with this pear I nearly reached this goal. I really enjoy how lively it turned out, it seems as if one can really see the volume! Available for sale! 8.5 x 5.5 in … Continue reading Single Pear, watercolor painting
This year, my paintings are dominated by various pears. I keep painting them because it feels like more can be done or something can be improved. At the same time, I study the form in general. The question is how to make it more realistic, graphic, and vivid. This is the way to achieve beauty, … Continue reading Juicy Pear, watercolor painting
That's probably my favorite pun %) I think, I overdid it a little with the shadows here, but I enjoy seeing the way my paintings change and evolve. Available for sale!
I keep a bunch of fake fruits on the table for the times when I'm too lazy to get an actual fruit or vegetable, or simply can't like with this whole quarantine deal. I just turn them and paint over and over, all I care about is the shadows on the shape ^_^ I might … Continue reading Green pear, watercolor drawing