Nadine Robbins

Keep Calm and Eat Oysters

  • Oil On Canvas
  • 24 x 24 x 1 in
  • Nadine Robbins

I’d been thinking about incorporating all my subjects into one painting: Oysters, nudes, and portraiture and asked my friend, and fellow oyster lover, if she wanted to pose for me. Luckily, she was up to the task. So I headed to Miami for a fun weekend of oysters and photo shooting. A friend of hers, a jeweler, brought several pearl necklaces to compliment the oyster theme. It’s a good thing that I learned about painting pearls from Master painter Paul McCormack since in the painting there are well above 60 of them in her necklace. This piece is a tribute to those of us that are oyster lovers with an added sexual undertone.

  • Framed: 25 x 25 x 2 in
  • Subject Matter: Portrait
  • Collections: Portraits
Keep Calm and Eat Oysters
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