STUDY IN GRAYS / Daily Painting #1229

Study in Grays / Watercolor / 6 x 9 Inches. Slow , but delightful day. Short post. Long, late and leisurely lunch with Gari and Casey and Robert And Annie. Then Thea and I went to the bullfights. Her first. Says she's glad she went, but doesn't care to go again. Pretty disappointing, really. Some scrappy, though small bulls. One fairly good Torero.

Decided I'd rather paint these flowers I saw in the fireplace of the Santa Fe Fine Arts Museum just before we left.

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THE LONELY TWIN Daily Painting #919


Oil on Panel / 6 x 6 Inches

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Remember the Chilean Pear Twins from a few days ago? Well, I ate one, and was disappointed. It was so beautiful to see, and to paint, but apparently not ready to be eaten.

The other twin, forgotten in Betsy in the interim, ripened and took on the color almost of a plum. When I finished painting it, I succumbed to its charms and devoured it. Much better. But more like a plum than a pear. Hmmm, I wonder. Chilean plum? Hybrid? Does anyone out there know for sure? Please enlighten us with a comment if you do.


I spent quite a bit of time recently, responding to comments on previous posts. For some unknown reason, most of them never showed up on the blog. I'm working on a solution. In the meantime, I hope all of you who have left comments here and on whenapaintersnaps know how very much your comments are appreciated and how important they are to me, especially when I'm tempted to falter.

It can be especially difficult to keep both blogs going on a daily basis while traveling. I can't always respond, but I always read and appreciate them.

I would love to see more dialog forming between those who follow my blogs and comment on them. Hint, hint.

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