Aubergine, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Oil on Panel, 6"x6",
John O'Grady, Oil on panel, 6"x6", 2012 Not For Sale
Poires de la St Jean, 2012 ©John O'Grady, Oil on Panel, 6"x6" When I saw these little jewels, 2" high and bright green, I had to buy some. They are called St John's Pears as they are ready to pick on St John the Baptist's birthday on the 24th of June.
A Madeleine for Nick, 2012 ©John O'Grady Oil on Canvas, 6"x6" Sold My brother in law is a keen Marcel Proust's fan so I painted this for him as a reminder of times past.
Citrus Fruits in the Evening Light, ©John O'Grady,2012 Oil on Panel, 6"x6", 2012 SOLD
John O'Grady, ©oil on panel, 6"x6", 2012 A blue bowl from a local potter with juicy apricots from the local market.
Ceramic with Garlic Bulb, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Oil on Panel, 6"x6" The light first thing in the morning has a lovely cool blue quality. This still life arrangement was about the objects and their relationship, and how that cool blue light illuminated them.
Blue Ceramic and Garlic, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Oil on Panel, 6"x6" This small handmade ceramic cup has a whole range of blues in the glaze, from Indigo to Ultramarine blue. Placed alongside the paper like quality of the garlic head, it made for an interesting...
Ceramics for Condiments, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Oil on Panel, 5"x5" I found these tiny ceramic salt and pepper holders in a local charity shop. I think they have a beautiful reflective quality next to the muted tones of the cloves of garlic.