frances thomas

Portfolio: Still Life Paintings

Autumn treasures

A nest caught rolling with the wind towards the cliff on Rubha an Aird, isle of Mull. (Was it the nest of a mouse?) Nain's cloth and the last of the blackberries.

Original
Oil on canvas
24cm x 30cm

Three green pears

Three ripening pears on my Welsh grandmother's tablecloth.

Original
Oil on canvas
24cm x 29cm

Three green apples

Fresh apples on my Welsh grandmother's lace tablecloth.

Original
Oil on canvas
25cm x 25cm

Abandoned boots and the first blackthorn.

I found these old boots covered with moss on Mull. I imagine they belonged to a tall Scotsman since they measure over 30 cm in length. They need ribbon to keep them from falling apart.

Original
Oil on canvas
24cm x 30cm