Description The Bosc pear or Kaiser pear is sometimes referred to as the 'aristocrat of pears'. It's easy to see why this elegant fruit got its nickname and I really didn't need to do much to dress up this beautiful fruit. It really works well as a classic still life subject. The Bosc pear can be enjoyed raw but its firm flesh holds up well to baking, broiling and poaching. The classic dessert poached pears uses this variety.On a silly side note: If the Bosc pear sees it's shadow does that mean six more weeks of winter? If so, as long as I have a nice stock of these to eat I'll be all set.Original photograph with texture added.
Shawna Rowe Member Since July 2012 Artist Statement I grew up in a creative family who loved photography, music, art and random hiking adventures. That helped me to develop a love for nature and artistic expression early on. I've never limited myself to one particular medium but I do favor graphic shapes, bold colors and whimsical style. Whatever the medium, I try to include some or all of those elements in my work.
My family has always been a big inspiration and they feature in a series of satirical cartoons that I've done just for fun over the years. Each year I make a new cartoon to celebrate each of my daughter's birthdays. I've also made my own greeting cards for family members over the years.
Lately, I've been making detailed magazine collages. Each one is made of 100% recycled paper cut into tiny shapes and carefully applied much like paint onto canvas. It's an art-form that requires a lot of time and patience but I love this unusual way of creating. Thank you for visiting my gallery!
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