Teston Brown Banana skin

I loved the dry flower but could not ignore the bridge… and then I ate my banana so I tried finishing the painting with it… I was amazed how good tool it was… and it left no flavour but lines…. Oil paints are toxic don’t try it at home even not with icecream.

Teston Brown

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22 thoughts on “Teston Brown Banana skin

  1. And . . . a master piece was born! Actually Doron what a creative idea and I see the texture that was built into this piece. Your experiments turn out much better than mine – love your muted palette, lost and found edges and the bridge!

    • Mary in my eye in art there is no such thing better than mine. I love your work and learn a lot watching it. Of-course we can’t each time produce master pieces but an art work is an art work and they all good. Let the viewer judge and let me tell you a secret… If I enjoy something which is me in colours or mono it is also great. Something I tried to do for some time now is reduce the colours on my palette as in this one. I don’t always succeed but I noticed there are great work out there with three colours normally the main primeries. The banana was a joke, I walked on the way to the car and the wind blew the painting on my chest.. you can imagine what happened so I had to rescue my one hour of work, ate a banana to overcome my sorrow and idea crept in that save the day not my jumper though.

    • Drop me an email with your address first so I can send you the bananas.. ha ha, read my reply to Mary. I only used the skin to correct what was smudged. Doubt I will ever win a patent on this one. Misadvanture probably…

  2. This is really gorgeous, Doron! I love the colors, the little view through the arch, the reeds in the foreground–everything! You have a gift! I recently found a banana, which had been hiding under the passenger seat of my car for, oh, about 4 months. (I wondered where that had got to….) I put it in the compost (since it was well on its way)…if only I’d known it was a paintbrush in disguise!

    • Camilla four months you rode on haidding banana and they said there was no fuel ideas? I am sorry not going to try this trick… haa the car was not used for four months, sorry did not get this one.. Don’t worry on this lost one I am sending you one on the next available broom.. we had an evening lesson last year how to paint with anything but the normal brushes.. I am not going there.. I have no doubt that the brush was invented for someone that was sitting on a lonley island with no tools around them… You welcome to see the state of my hands on an outdoor session.. They told me when I used to play golf that a banana is good for energy.. so I always make sure I take one for a day out. By the way I got lost in the talking… yes thank you glade you like it…

      • Oh, I used the car. I have to drive around in it for work. I just never noticed the banana. They don’t smell much…or my car smells so bad anyway, I couldn’t tell! I paint a lot with my hands, too! I’m glad you managed to save all your efforts with this one, it’s beautiful!

        • Don’t be that hard on yourself, you drive the cleanest car in the world. So I take it when we shakes hands we get a super abstract, have a great weekend. Thank you.

    • Elena sorry for late reply, I always had a dream to leave something behind once I have gone so people say… haa that is the guy that… Mind you I’ll work on something better then a banana skin. Have a great weekend.

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