Luscious (2012)
Oil painting by Anita Badami


  • Oil painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 18 × 14 × 1 in (unframed) / 18 × 14 in (actual image size)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed on the front

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Artist's description:

Pears lend themselves to all sorts of evocative moments. These were ready to eat, but I had them sitting on a striped cotton rug from India which I use as a tablecloth coz it's too pretty for the floor and anyways my dog would make a meal of it in no time. Then I placed some more in a pedestal bowl and before I knew it I was painting 'em instead of eating 'em! I started with a background of dark ultramarine blue. Waited till it dried up and then covered that with the complementary orange. Then I drew into the wet orange paint with Q tips, removing the paint and revealing the dark blue beneath. Waited for that to dry and then painted over with other colours. The effect, if I do say so myself, is rather striking. I've hung on to this painting for a while, unable to let go of it. But now I'm ready to do so, so here it is...Just the hit of colour needed for your dining room wall.

This is an original oil painting done using the best quality paints and supports available. It comes unframed but can be framed at an additional cost. The mailing costs are approximate depending on the destination and weight of the artwork. NOTE: Taxes will be added to the listed price of painting. I pack each painting carefully and insure them against loss or damage. colours might vary slightly due to differences in computer screens, but not by much.

Materials used:

oil paint, canvas, varnish