Red Pear with Aluminum Foil

Jeffrey Hayes: Red Pear with Aluminum Foil
“Red Pear with Aluminum Foil” • Oil on Panel • 10 x 10 inches (25 x 25 cm) • 2013

It was almost as if this pear were putting on her best evening dress; getting ready for an elegant night out. Aluminum foil makes for one of the trickiest things to paint. It folds the world around it in almost magical ways; reflecting and refracting the light like a thousand tiny mirrors.

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