Friday, April 2, 2010
Still Life: Bananas and Tulips
As I walked by the table under our kitchen window, I saw these sitting there and was instantly inspired to paint them. The positioning was already there; I don't know if I subconsciously arranged them the day before to make a nice still life, but all I had to do was removed a few pieces of mail and a tupperware container and I had my composition.
I had got the tulips for Dori's birthday and had wanted to paint them before they withered away. Though Tulips are her favorite flower, Dori is disgusted by bananas, so there's a nice wee bit of irony to the picture.