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Abra Johnson

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vegetables

Sweet Little Red Peppers

I started buying these cute little red peppers at the store. I like to buy organic peppers because they’re one of the most heavily treated vegetables otherwise. Plus, they taste better! I have always loved cutting into a pepper, the way the seeds sit in there, and contrast between the vibrant exterior and nude interior. So smooth and simple on the outside and yet so complicated inside. Fun to paint!

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Asparagus And Figs

I love to cook. Anyone who knows me well knows this and is ceaselessly bombarded by it on a daily basis as I post a lot of food pics on instagram… I can’t help it. I’m one of those people. I am dabbling with oils lately. they allow me more control and detail. I’m finally getting a hang of it and decided to try a larger painting. This one is a 12″x12″. I’m excited to see where my talents lead and how they improve over the next few weeks…

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One-A-Day-Painting: Radishes

My grandmother always used to put radishes in her salads. I’m not sure if she still does, but I was a fan. I also love they way they look with their funny little tails. It was dark and rainy here today, so they were a nice little bright spot in my day!
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