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Thursday, December 17, 2009

"Apple versus Orange"

"Apple versus Orange"
6"X6" oil on canvas panel

I love this apple! It has the most interesting pattern on its surface with those lovely greeny gold streaks coming out around the stem. I couldn't resist them. And the orange wedge wants to compete, but it's awfully small...

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3 comments:

  1. The orange may be small but it is beautifully rendered! I love the way the color pops so that you can almost taste the juice. On my screen, I see what looks like a slight reflection of the orange on the apple. Was it intentional? In any case, it looks very nice.

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  2. MBTETRO@OPTONLINE.NETDecember 18, 2009 at 11:49 AM

    Bobbi
    I think this is a gem of a painting. One of your best.
    Merry Christmas.

    Mary Tetro

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  3. Thanks so much Joelle and Mary. Indeed there is an intentional reflection of the orange in the apple and there is also a bit of a green reflection on the other side. I use tissue paper of the color that I want for the background underneath the fruit so that I can see the real color of all the reflections.

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