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Strandy
07-24-2011, 07:20 AM
Bread is after all an imagination exercise. This means no tracking... no picking... no reference images...
Oil, Knife, some Airbrush

To be honest, I'm not entirely sure why did I paint it :p:confused:

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mannafig
07-24-2011, 07:53 AM
Mmmm bread and who could resist such a tempting loaf:):)

shechat
07-24-2011, 08:04 AM
You must have been hungry Strandy. and you've made me hungry too. lovely job.

MSIE
07-24-2011, 08:10 AM
To be honest, I'm not entirely sure why did I paint it :p:confused:


... because it looks good! :)
it's about time someone's gonna eat those slices, they already begin to dry up :D

great painting :)

pat1940
07-24-2011, 10:03 AM
Love your bread, Strandy, well painted:):););)

sabena
07-24-2011, 10:20 AM
wow great painting wonderful:eek:

semd74
07-24-2011, 11:04 AM
A fantastic painting with a photo real quality to it !!!

limey-g
07-24-2011, 10:38 PM
Nice job, I think i can smell the bread, all I need now is the butter and marmalade.
Geoff

justjean
07-25-2011, 01:45 AM
Strandy, that bread looks delicious, now I'm hungary :):)

Strandy
07-25-2011, 08:35 AM
I'm glad to hear, bread was to your taste. Sorry about the lack of butter, but oil and butter? ...Ugh!

Thank you everyone for nice comments :)

kenmo
07-25-2011, 01:15 PM
Wow...this looks good to eat... Suddenly I feel like a sandwich :D:D:D

Excellent & top notch results....

barnburner
07-25-2011, 02:18 PM
Whatever the reason - you did a magnificent job on it. :):):)

eighty+
07-25-2011, 06:22 PM
Hi. Strandy sorry but they are only feeding me dry biscuits at the moment

I think they are fattening me up :D:D:D:D:D:D:D----E/S

coops
07-25-2011, 08:02 PM
Pass me the butter I want a slice of that scrummy looking bread. Well done Strandy:)

Caesar
07-25-2011, 08:36 PM
... going to the essence of our need ... I like very much this painting and love bread in all its forms and recipes (and we've got so many regional versions here with simple but tastefully mating ingredients ...)

EB
07-26-2011, 06:54 AM
I think you did well

Strandy
07-26-2011, 07:59 AM
Thank you kenmo, barnburner, eighty, coops, Caesar, EB :)

Yes Caesar, going to the essence of our needs, The Lord's Prayer came at the back of one's mind ...Give us this day our daily bread...

LogicsHere
07-27-2011, 04:11 AM
It's wonderful. Would like a slice of it right now while I'm having my salad.

Juz
07-27-2011, 02:03 PM
Love the colour palette in this one Strandy :)

L Skylar Brown
07-27-2011, 02:24 PM
I think My Sliced & Torn belongs with yours!!! This is such a good image!

Strandy
07-27-2011, 07:18 PM
Hi Skylar,

I believe, your 'Sliced & Torn' is the most valuable comment to mine Bread, that I could ever expect :) I'm certainly sure, that sharing artwork makes even more sense, if it spreads inspiration in some way.
Your painting is not only brilliant. It shows this multi-faceted subject in another challenging form.

@Betty and Juz: Thank you very much digging in and comments. They are very appreciated.:)

AT-TA
07-27-2011, 07:59 PM
oil and buttter..And little bit of garlic spread....beautiful bread Strandy.

D Akey
07-28-2011, 01:39 AM
Making bread with art is something many want to do. So it doesn't surprise me why you did it.

(since you're from Germany, English slang: bread = money)

But it's a really good painting! I very much like the hand-done quality, which makes it feel like a painting, while the detail as you created it is perfect in that context. Well done, and hope you make lots of bread.

Jocasta/Dancingfire
07-28-2011, 02:51 AM
Oh, yum! It looks good enough to eat!

gxhpainter2
07-28-2011, 04:24 AM
Strandy.... a richly colored painting.. for me it is a statement of the simple qualities of a home... the warm smell of bread and the simple colors of a kitchen... well done ;);):):):)

Strandy
07-28-2011, 09:27 AM
Thanks again for your warm comments Folks. :)

Hehe, :D D Akey, Your comment reminds me of something from the past. In my young years I tried myself as a street painter. (You know these crazy guys with rucksack full of colour chalk...) There was sometimes daily return in form of some buns / baps /rolls literally meant. That was fun... :)

P. D. Dinkles
07-29-2011, 12:00 PM
Now this is bread. Far different from what we eat. It is a meal unto itself. In Sweden my "Me Me Ma" would bake loaves every day. In the afternoon it would come out of her oven and it would be served hot, buttered lavishly with a glass of milk.

You represent bread that I can taste.

Lima
07-30-2011, 09:49 AM
Strandy, this is a most powerful painting. Beautiful. Congrats.

Bobbi
07-30-2011, 02:22 PM
Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm. This brings back memories of my mother's bread. There is nothing as enticing as the smell of fresh baked bread straight from the oven. The best part was the heel of the warm loaf just slathered with butter.

I think this is where art reaches right to the heart, when it evokes emotions. This one evokes the memory of the gentle love of our mothers and their care for us by their labors to nourish us.

Really well done!

Alexandra
07-30-2011, 02:22 PM
Fantastic painting Strandy.