Monday, September 16, 2013

Made for Each Other

Four years ago, knowing that pears were my favorite painting subject, my husband bought me two pear trees for Mother's Day. The first year, the trees grew a bit but produced no pears. The second year, one of the trees grew a tiny ping pong ball sized pear that never got any bigger. Year three produced nothing. This year, the other tree produced one pear. It only got to about the size of a small plum! I've done four paintings of it so far...I'm trying to get all I can from it! Who knows if and when another might appear! I love how the mini vase and tiny pear are the same size.
Here's the actual pear next to the 6" x 6" painting.
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Sandy Graeser Haynes said...

He bought you pear trees...... that's just so darn sweet... I love it.

Jo Castillo said...

I love the story and the painting. Sweet!

suzanneberry said...

Great post and amazing painting. Your backgrounds always showcase your subjects so beautifully! The deep and also bright red pulls us right in! Love it!!

sue gardner said...

Another really wonderful painting!

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

beautiful color in these last two paintings.