Monday, November 29, 2010

Brass Swan with Fruit

Oil on Linen 12"x16"         © Jane Hurd 2010

One of a pair of my father's brass swans. I love its gesture.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Cream Pitcher with Grapes

Oil on linen  14" x 11"     © Jane Hurd 2010

My grandmother's cream pitcher again. It always looks good with grapes.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Prospect Park Lake

Oil on linen  14" x 18"
A lovely scene near the skating rink. Plein air painting.

Dune Road

Oil on canvas  18" x 14"
The road between dunes where vehicles access the beach on Fire Island. Plein air painting.

Maroon Cup with Apple and Three Rocks

Oil on paper  12" x 9"

Three Apples in a Bowl

Oil on linen  10" x 12" 

I am starting to like my still life paintings better than my landscapes, although I do prefer painting outside. Still life set ups are contained and delineated. Nature scenes are more diffuse and therefore harder to interpret many times.