‘More than a hint of Lemon’, still life painting. Day 20

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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: More than a hint of Lemon. As with the bananas, I painted this with more abandon and freedom, which filled me with joy […]

‘Three Bananas’, still life painting. Day 19

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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. 19/30: Three Bananas I felt I got closer to the experience here – the glance, the essence of three bananas. It was very enjoyable […]

‘Chasing the Light’, still life painting. Day 18

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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. 18/30: Chasing the Light. So much painting in the evening doesn’t prepare you for the changing light of the wintery day, chasing and changing […]

‘The Set Place’, still life painting. Day 17

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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. 17/30: The Set Place. Warm evening lights on knife and fork. The enjoyment found in capturing reflections on metal, probably akin to completing a […]

‘Dippy in Soldiers’, still life painting. Day 16

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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. 16/30: Dippy in Soldiers. The happiness of a runny yolk, spilling over the side of the egg cup. The regret that it was beyond […]

‘Cheese Muffins’, still life painting. Day 15

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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. 15/30: Cheese Muffins Frankenstein was playing over BBC Sounds while I painted this. Perhaps that’s why it’s said you can see faces in the […]

‘A Punnet of Red Grapes’, still life painting. Day 14

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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. 14/30: A Punnet of Red Grapes. Even now this makes me think of Austen’s Persuasion, which I listened to while painting. I had never […]

‘A Trio of Lemons’, still life painting. Day 13

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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. 13/30: A Trio of Lemons Painting in the evening, I wasn’t sure the lighting was doing them justice. In the daytime they looked so […]

‘Pastry Cutters’, still life painting. Day 12

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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 paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 12/30: Pastry Cutters When you make scones just so you can paint the mess, telling the family not to clear it up. Still life painted in oils […]

‘The Kitchen Sill’, still life painting. Day 11

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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 paintings in 30 days. Read more about that here. 11/30: The Kitchen Sill The luscious leaves of the money plant, part backlit, and the winter beyond. Still life painted in oils on twice-primed Strathmore Bristol paper, […]