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AUTUMN RAIN — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov













5x7” inch Oil on canvas . An update on the frog. Painting, though therapeutic, involves mental exercise. This will need a lot of reconstruction. Luckily, oil paint allows for that. .












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: : ☆ : This looks like one of Gerald Sekoto's Paintings. ° _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Pioneer of Urban Black Art and Social Realism.* • • • •










Had a great exhibition at the with Suzie Roos and other fantastic local artists. Thanks Suzie and all the other artists for contributing and making it a success.









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Just came across this old painting I did of a rather stunning model, thought it was worthy of a post.










From my travel it’s toned pages. Done partially while out and finished at home. A and a . . These are primarily . Actually I still need to paint his hair lol! I’ll finish it later.






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I tried to do something… It failed

Probably my favourite type of Northern Renaissance paintings is genre scenes with brawny women skewering big pieces of meat while looking directly at the viewer.

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Like this.

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Looking you straight in the eye. 

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Unflinchingly.

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What was that?

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Thought so.

If you, like me, need more art with ladies holding sharp objects in your life, I advise visiting the “Paintings of women standing in kitchens” category on Wikimedia Commons.

List of paintings:

Joachim Wtewael: The Kitchen Maid (circa 1620 - circa 1625)
Joachim Beuckelaer: The Cook (1574)
Gabriël Metsu: The Kitchenmaid (between circa 1655 and circa 1657)
Peter Wtewael: Kitchen Scene (1620s)
Pieter Aertsen: The Cook (1559)
Gabriel Metsu: The Cook

Gabriël Metsu (1629-1667)
“A Young Woman Composing Music” (1662-63)
Oil on panel
Located in the Mauritshuis, The Hague, Netherlands