3 tomatillos

May 27, 2011

6x6 oil on cotton canvas panel $150

I searched for a long time through my fabric scraps trying to find a piece of drape that would compliment the delicate green of the tomatillos. When I found this old ragged pillow case I knew it was just right. Not only was it a complimentary color, the red was soft and faded which would not over power the soft green of the tomatillo, I also liked giving the tomatillos a western flair. After I finished the painting, I cut the tomatillos up for a delicious Pica de Gallo.

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One Response to “3 tomatillos”


  1. […] the tomatoes. The recipe I found only used tomatoes. I had some tomatillos I had bought to use in my last painting ( I am also an artist) so I added those and an avocado I already had. We ate it over nachos and in […]


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