I was given a huge box of navel oranges fresh from the grove in California, so when I began to look for subject matter there they were right in front of me.
This painting is on black Pastelmat, a current favorite of mine. I really enjoy using this paper. The gouache builds up in slow layers but retains a nice texture throughout.
I'm starting to picture a wall full of these little paintings framed in simple moldings, hanging in the kitchen. What do you think?