Thursday, December 18, 2008

"Two" - SOLD

Half way through the painting, the tall butternut squash fell over, onto the floor. Trying to place it back in the right spot was a bit frustrating. But, after about ten minuets I figured I had fussed over it long enough and called it good. It teetered a few times after that, and I ended up wedging paper under one side for stabilization. The strange thing is that it stood up all night and then right in the middle of its portrait it decides to take a bow.


Unknown said...

I just found your blog. I love your brushwork and your commitment to doing one painting a day. Thanks for posting all of these.

Barbara Muir said...

Hi Aaron,
This is fabulous. Wonderful colour and composition. I think it did the right thing falling over.

I wish you and your family and friends a very happy holiday and joyous New year.

Take care,


Sally Tharp said...

I thoroughly enjoy your paintings! The looseness and especially the color choices. Thanks for sharing!

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

What an uppity squash.
Beautiful abstract perspective and slamming color harmony!

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Holly Van Hart said...


Happy holidays!!! It's been great following your work this year.

That squash was telling you something. The painting was done. You make such beautiful paintings out of such simple subjects. what a talent!

til next year,

Marilyn Eger said...

I just love the richness of your brush stokes and your color use. Thank-you for inspiring others

Solvay said...

Merry Christmas, Aaron!
I have really enjoyed your paintings, over this last year, since I discovered this marvelous world of painters' blogs!
Your wonderful way of bringing light into a dark, small space, is fabulous!
Thank you so much for sharing your view into the world!

Michel McNinch said...

The cool spot on the squash is just the right touch.