An apple painting commissioned and inspired by my days working as an artist at Coalport China
I used a cotton canvas for this painting, as opposed to a panel which gives it a totally different appearance. The last fruit painting I did was of a Cox’s which should give you an example of how important it is of choosing the right ground to paint upon. Although in my opinion they are equally as good, I think the colours of the one on canvas are more subdued and softer than the painting of, as this example of a Cox’s shows.
Depending on the area of the country where these apples are grown will have an effect on the appearance and colours where they are grown.
Allington Pippin is a cross with a Cox’s Orange Pippin and a King of the Pippins, which give it that distinctive flavour.
Oil on canvas 5 x 7 in
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