I says to my canvas, "Canvas!" I says, and
My canvas says, "What's up Painter Lady?!
I says, "What say we shake the dust off 'n paint something silly that we'll paint over later, and just do a bunch wild, weird stuff, 'cause nobody's lookin' 'n we don't care anyway?!"
My canvas says, "I don't see brushes in your hand, Wimp!" so's
I says, "Brace yourself," 'n I started in a crazed fury of turpentine, and a splash of git outta my way!"
Then I painted.....
Yes, a pear!
No, wild and weird...
just a pear.
When I cut loose and get crazy....Look out!
Fruit can happen!
Hide your elderly and small children!
Coop your chickens,
and always wear clean socks....or something.
12x12" Oil on Canvas
But there's more!
You see, I had a problem with figuring out a good composition. It's a square, and I usually paint on rectangles
minding The Golden Mean. If you'd like to see how I figured this one out, check out my post at About. com's Painting Forum Here: http://forums.about.com/n/pfx/forum.aspx?tsn=1&nav=messages&webtag=ab-painting&tid=17945