Monday, February 10, 2014

"Orange Tea"

Jeffrey Hayes: Orange Tea
“Orange Tea” • Acrylic on Wood • 2.5 x 2.5 inches (6 x 6 cm) • 2014
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One of my earliest memories of tea involves my grandmother serving me Orange Pekoe, and me spending a long time looking at the label wondering exactly what that meant. While no longer my favorite type of tea (I prefer green), I still love the name, and enjoy the fond memory. For this painting, I've taken a more literal approach, and served up a lovely antique teacup and an equally beautiful small orange with stem and leaves intact.

Jeffrey Hayes: Orange Tea

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