What is it About Pears?

by Sheila


“Affinity”, oil on panel, 6″ x 6″, © Sheila G. Ticen

For some reason, whenever I set up a still life with more than one pear in it, their forms seem to take on anthropomorphic qualities.  I like that about them.  It makes them fun to paint.  I think the one on the left here has a serious crush on the other one.