Still life- playing with colors, enjoying the tropical feel of the lemon, water, and fork on the table in the hot, yellow sun. I drew it on a yellow field because I wanted to feel the heat and melt/relax in it; smell the lemon; laugh with my mom about it, and be ready for a drink of cold water on such a hot day.
I can’t do that any more for several reasons, but the main one is that my mom passed away about 6 months ago. It reminds me of my mom because her parents grew 2 lemon trees at their winter home, and because she onced peeled an apple perfectly, balled up a paper napkin, and put the peel around the napkin. Her timing was wrong: It wasn’t funny to me at age 3. Now I’d think it was hilarious. So I drew it in rememberance of my mom, and my desert “home far away”.
03 Jan 2008 Scroll down please.
Stillness Speaks This speaks to me of intense heat, love, joy, laughter.
I hope you feel some of the same as you look at it. (Sorry if it hurts your eyes)
Christmas & Seasonal Cards Lemons are ripe at Christmas in many areas, including southern California.
Featured in the Yellow Gallery, 28 Dec 2008: Thank you! and thank you for replacing it when I accidentaly knocked it out! 30 Jan 2009


water, life, still, lemon, apple, napkin, mom, agua, limon

Dayonda … “Dandy”
We’re cat people, living in the US Pacific Northwest. I’m a teacher… with preschool to adult experience. Teaching is something I love as much as cats…

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  • salsbells69
    salsbells69over 5 years ago

    Yum..two of my favs..water and lemon! Wonderful work and play with colours!

  • Thanks, Sal! (0=

    – Dayonda

  • Gramia97
    Gramia97over 5 years ago

    looks good enough to eat.

  • sure does- but I really like limes better
    Thanks, Gramia!

    – Dayonda

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonover 5 years ago

    Nice design, bright pretty colors.

  • Thanks, Rosalie!

    – Dayonda

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisover 5 years ago

    Love it, great work, Dayonda!

  • Dayonda
    Dayondaover 5 years ago

    Thanks Barbara. I guess I forgot the salt, though! LOL- I’ll hear it from Mago!

  • Solomon Walker
    Solomon Walkerover 5 years ago

    bright – lovely!

  • Thanks, Solomn. Not living in the Sun Belt anymore. In fact, we’ve got at least 6" of snow outside, and it’s snowing for the 4th day. Not usual up here at all!

    – Dayonda

  • margaretfraser
    margaretfraserover 5 years ago

    this is lovely and summery looking

  • Thanks, Margaret! Yup- I’m cold so I drew something summery.

    – Dayonda

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromover 5 years ago

    Great abstract energy!

  • Thanks, Susan. Nice description!

    – Dayonda

  • webbie
    webbieover 5 years ago

    Great job sis….great colors too…huggggggggz

  • hugggggzzzzz- not as good blasting your eyes out, eye? That’s why I turned it black.

    – Dayonda

  • rfhauver
    rfhauverover 5 years ago

    A lovely painting, as bright and refreshing as a Caribbean morning.

  • Thank you for your lovely compliment, RF!
    Don’t know about Caribbean mornings, but mornings in the Desert get this way early, and stay bright and cheerful till the sun goes down. Then it gets cooooooold!

    – Dayonda

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