Recently, Julian Merrow-Smith posted a gorgeous little painting of a cluster of lemons hanging from a string. It was so beautiful I clicked on the auction button to see if perhaps I could make it my own. When I saw the auction was at $500 plus dollars I picked myself up off the floor and started pondering why I was so attracted to this particular piece. Sadly, that painting was not to be mine. I thought, though, that it would be fun to design a series of paintings with a similair concept of something hanging from a string or ribbon. So here is the first of that particular series.