It was interesting to play with the composition before actual painting. I didn't want the avocado to change the color too much in the process. So I rubbed a slice of lime gently across the cross cut to preserve the color. I put the avocado on a brown wooden cutting board to enhance the green.
This piece (framed) is included in the 6" Square Exhibition and Sale at Randy Higbee Gallery for the holiday season. Click here to view my all work in this show.