An old Pear

A quick oil sketch

Several years ago, after Andrew had worked through the night and following day to complete a commercial project, his daughter aged eight at the time, decided he needed some sustenance.

She dropped this rather tired pear in front of an exhausted parent just as he was chewing over the work/life balance.

He can’t remember why, but with a few old oil paints on one side, he decided to sketch this out.

Pear - oil on canvas board.
Pear – oil on canvas board.

It didn’t take long to paint, and despite the odd bruise, was then dutifully eaten.

The pear sketch is now dressed in among the bookshelves as a sweet memory.

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