• Fiesta Orange by Kim Blair

    28 days ago - By Kim Blair Artist

    Fiesta Orange8"x10" oil on canvas
    As previously mentioned, Canadian artist Mary Pratt's paintings of objects on tin foil have inspired me over the years. Fiesta Orange is another painting in my series of fruit photographed on tin foil, then painted in oil paint on canvas. Of course I take some artistic license when reproducing the reflections from the shiny crinkled surface... 'cause that is what being an artist is all about!
    Many people still use the older term 'tin foil' even though tin foil was first replaced by aluminum foil in about 1910 when the first aluminum foil rolling plant...
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