‘Brown Mary Janes’, still life painting. Day 30

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 20/30: Brown Mary-Janes 30. The final painting. Drinking the wine I couldn’t drink last night, while painting delightful reflections on leather. Still life painted […]

‘Life’s Pleasures’, still life painting. Day 29

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 29/30: Life’s Pleasures The agony of not eating the chocolate or drinking the wine… painting so late into the evening that you no longer […]

‘Vintage Poached Egg’, still life painting. Day 28

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 28/30: Vintage Poached Egg They don’t make pans as pleasing to my eye as this anymore. I’m taking it out of commission but it’s […]

‘Carnations’, still life painting. Day 27

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 27/30: Carnations This painting was so enjoyable to paint – from ‘tonking’ the glass jar (putting newspaper on the area to absorb some of […]

‘Brie and Apple’, still life painting. Day 26

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 26/30: Brie and Apple. The apple and brie seemed to will me to paint them faithfully, along with the miniature holes in the digestive. […]

‘On Vintage China’, still life painting. Day 25

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 25/30: On Vintage China This china belonged to my Great-Aunt, a gift on her wedding day. I have a thing for vintage plates and […]

‘Half and Half again’, still life painting. Day 24

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 24/30: Half and Half again. I’ve discovered an interest in conscious colour paring, in the setting up of the still life subjects. After the […]

‘Last of the Home-grown Cucumbers’, still life painting. Day 23

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 23/30: Last of the Home-grown Cucumbers. What deliciousness there is in capturing the moist flesh of the cucumber and tomato. This, the last of […]

‘Sticky Toffee Pudding’, still life painting. Day 22

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 22/30: Sticky Toffee Pudding. The enjoyment of flicking through cookbooks, flagging up pages for future meals. Indulgent puddings that are aching to be made. […]

‘A Meal Enjoyed’, still life painting. Day 21

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From Oct 21 to Nov 19 2020 I worked on a still life premier coup, painting-a-day challenge, painting 30 still life oil paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 21/30: A Meal Enjoyed. The debris from breakfast, french toast and maple syrup leavings, with kiddy fork and knife. As a painter I sometimes […]