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PRUGNI – Italian Plums

PlumsThis year the raspberries weren’t too great, the figs were a terrible disappointment, but we have plums! They are also called Italian Prunes. Now why would someone paint Italian Prunes? It came to me in a dream. I was frustrated because my paintings haven’t been inspiring me lately, and so I dreamed that my husband suggested I paint plums because they’re simple. I’m here to tell you that they are NOT really that simple, but it was a joy to paint them.  Next; a portrait!

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  1. margy leonard
    September 16th, 2009 at 14:50 | #1

    oh my. they look delish! what beauties. I terrible about blogs but got a call from Cathy to check out hers….I talked her into going to Julie and Julia and she put on her pearls and her apron to demo some salso..anyway, thought I better see what’s new with you and your blog. oh my…such wonderful work you do!!!

  2. Donald
    September 14th, 2009 at 15:37 | #2

    I’m afraid you misunderstood me in your dream, darling. I said PEACH!!

  3. September 13th, 2009 at 05:30 | #3

    I thought they were real! Wonderful painting.

  4. Carmen Flak
    September 11th, 2009 at 07:15 | #4

    Just beautiful! Great color and texture!
    [We believe raccoons have despoiled our tree.]

  5. Catherine Smith
    September 10th, 2009 at 05:32 | #5

    They look good enough to eat! Our own plums this year are HUGE; they are compared (in size) to a stick of butter on my blog if you care to look. When we’ve eaten our fill I pit them, freezing them for later on waffles. Also I make plum sauce for Thai salad rolls. We are into squirreling away food for the winter since it is almost here and lasts until summer.

  1. October 26th, 2009 at 05:24 | #1