Saturday, April 18, 2015

Oil Painting: Arctic Apple

Arctic Apple
Oil Painting on Canvas
36" x 24"

This is my latest completed painting. It is of an Arctic Apple - Granny Smith. Arctic Apples are GMO apples that do not brown when exposed to air.  I pared the apple in half to expose the flesh to air. I guess many people find that browning apples are undesirable. In typical agribusiness fashion, someone decided to create an entire GMO apple instead of following some centuries-old simple steps to prevent the browning of apples.  Here are some simple things you can do to stop apple slices from browning: