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Hot Wired

  • A pepper-tastic image that brings the high heat

    It’s possible that there is no better subject for a still life painting than peppers. They have a glossy texture unlike any other produce and reflect light and colors around them in the warmest way.

    Hot Wired is my 2018 take on these lovely subjects, piled up invitingly in a 1950s metal truck. The contrast of the pepper’s flesh with the cool metal of the truck was a delight to paint.

  • The lighting I used in Hot Wired was designed to offer a warm, mellow glow. The gentle spotlight makes the peppers glint and also gives a soft reflection on the varnished wood.


    Other details

    If you enjoy Hot Wired, I invite you to look at my other prints featuring peppers: Richard Hall pepper prints

  • All Richard Hall prints are limited edition and hand-signed and numbered by the artist.

    All of our prints are finished with a coating that protects the print and enhances light-fastness; we use the highest quality pigmented inks with an estimated lifetime of 118 years.

    Canvas giclées: Edition of 50 (for all sizes), signed and numbered on the back of the piece. Archivally mounted or stretched and hand-coated with protectant. Framed canvas giclées are hand-framed in our studio with an espresso-colored frame with gold-tone lip. Unframed canvas giclées should not be framed with glass.

    Paper giclées: Edition of 250 for 12” x 16” sizes; edition of 125 for 18” x 24”. Printed on high-quality, acid-free paper and comes with a hand-cut mat that fits into a standard-size frame. We recommend that you use a frame with glass to ensure longevity of your paper print.


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