Today’s Painting

“Vinegar and Onion”
oil on linen on panel, 6″ x 8″

Today’s piece is a slight shift away from food by including a decanter. The onion was very interesting to paint . . .a boring shape, it is. So, I had to use the light to give it some life . . .AND . . . .as is always the case when we paint something, I noticed a LOT of different colors in the skin I had never seen before. How many onions have I handled in my life and never seen the colors? All of them!!! I hope you enjoy this piece as much as I did creating it.

I have to break outta the house today. Gotta go to work! Nursing my wife has been a good experience for both of us . . . .but cabin fever and the need to answer my clients is compelling. A short day at the office then back here to insure all is well.

One thought on “Today’s Painting”

  1. Very cool – nice treatment of the onion!
    And I love your brush strokes in the background – Ooooooooooooopppppppppppppssssssss, did I really say that? I meant the negative spaces.

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