Posts Tagged ‘fruit’

AEDM

Day 7: fruity cocktails

Even more cocktails for you today. These bring back fond memories of a lovely night out at Itchycoo on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Feeling thirsty? ———- It’s Art Every Day Month! Towards the end of the month, these new daily paintings will be available to purchase in my Etsy shop. Check out Leah’s blog for more […]

Christmas painting clementines and cranberries

Day 16: Christmas clementines and cranberries

Clementines and cranberries, 15 x 15 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. Original painting available on Etsy. A still life containing pine branches is automatically going to have a Christmas theme, isn’t it? This one started out as just clementines and branches, but as I was painting I decided it needed a small splash […]

fresh pomegranate painting

Day 14: juicy pomegranate

Open pomegranate, 20 x 20 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. [SOLD] Pomegranates are one of my favorite fruits, both to eat and to look at. Turns out they’re also fun to paint. If you’ll be in Munich on December 4th, please plan to stop by the Open Studio I will be hosting that […]


original painting: big breakfast

Day 7: big breakfast

Frühstück (Breakfast), 18 x 24 cm, oil on hardboard, ©2011 Julie Galante. [SOLD] This painting was inspired by the big, beautiful breakfasts served at a restaurant in my neighborhood in Munich. This frame only captures a part of one breakfast: a croissant, an egg, cheese, jams in small glasses, yoghurt, grapes, tomatoes, and two pats […]

figs daily painting original oil

Day 5: quick figs

One and a half figs, 15 x 15 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. Original painting available on Etsy. I had to paint this one quickly, because I really wanted to eat the figs. Mmmm fresh figs. November is Art Every Day Month! I’ll be posting a new small painting here each and every day. […]

Oil painting: Pomegranate and figs

Art Every Day Month is here!

Pomegranate and figs, 20 x 20 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. Original painting available on Etsy. Yay! It’s Art Every Day Month! For the next 30 days I’ll be posting a new little painting each day.


cherries on a black ground

Cherries, summer, and Cy Twombly

Cherries, 15 x 15 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. Buy now This little daily painting was very hard to photograph. It’s so dark, and a lot of its interestingness comes from the three-dimensionality of the paint. For the past few weeks my still lifes have been less about representing the object and more […]

bananas and figs

Daily Painting: bananas and figs

24 x 18 cm, oil on canvas. The figs are almost hiding out in the purple background, but there they are.

tomatoes and blueberries

Tomatoes and blueberries, together at last

20 x 20 cm, oil on canvas. [SOLD] When I came back to this painting today, I expected it to need more work, but looking at it with fresh eyes I decided I liked its messiness. So I’m leaving it alone, and devouring the subjects for lunch.


red bell

Daily paintings: Raiding the kitchen

Nectarines [SOLD] This week I have been finding inspiration in the produce I bring home from the market. I love the vibrant colors of fruits and veggies, which make me want to paint with colors straight out of the tube. Tomatoes on the vine [SOLD] These are all 15 x 15 cm (about 6 x […]

Apples and their reflections

Apples and their reflections

30 x 45 cm, oil on canvas, 1992. In high school I took two years of AP Art. One year my theme was portraits, and the other year it was fruit. I can’t remember exactly why I chose fruit. Probably as much for its ease as anything. You don’t need much space to set up […]

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