Bob's ART du Jour

Hi, I'm Bob Eggleton and this is my painting and "life in general blog" but mostly paintings. Usually they're for sale. Anyway, if you like something contact me at and ENJOY!!

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Location: New England, United States

I am a Hugo award-winning fantasy/SF artist who works on both publishing projects and film concept work(such as Jimmy Neutron and most recently, The Ant Bully) but I have a passion for landscape work, small paintings and exploring the properties of paint. This blog will mostly showcase my "painting-for-the-day" as kind of a personal voyage. I'll also be inserting sketches,photos and ideas of projects I am working on, that I can, when I can, so look for those every so often(usually as paint is drying!)

Saturday, December 23, 2006

Back to food...

Vine Tomatoes (9x12, oil $100)

So these are vine tomatoes. As I said, the produce aisle is now a fair game for models of what to paint. And, the bonus is, I take said produce and make a meal out of it. Fun little 8x10 inch painting, with lost edges. I attempted to use solid, thick strokes of paint and make the tomatoes look "delicious". After they served their art model purpose, I chopped them up and made them into a reduction sauce. Add olive oil, garlic, spices and tomato paste and voila! A fine sauce for the linguine. Delish!!


Blogger tlchang said...

Oh good! Paintings AND recipes! Terrific combination! :-)

2:58 AM  
Blogger Tessa said...

There's something terribly amusing about the thought of you eating your painting subjects...

3:18 PM  
Blogger Bob Eggleton (Zillabob) said...

Not only that it makes the food a tax deduction! I need it for a model and then... eat it!

4:06 PM  
Blogger Tessa said...

It's a bit villainish; I have made art of you, now I Must Destroy You! Be Sauce!

10:46 PM  

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