Aluminum Petite
"Steeling the Peach"

Designer: Kathi Gerritsen

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Size: 6" x 6"


Chromaluxe Aluminum Miniatures in the 6” x 6” and 8” x 8” sizes include a slotted stand for a counter, desk or shelf. The 10” x 10” and 12” x 12” sizes are fitted with PVC backings for hanging as a single or hung as a grouping in your favorite gallery wall arrangement. 

The best part? These 6” x 6” petites include a gift box!

Custom orders accepted! Want this in a different substrate? Or another size? Please Contact us with your request and we will happily provide a quote.

Visit the SFA 101 page for information about substrates or Contact us.

Installment plans are available. Please Contact us prior to purchase.

Usually ships in 2 to 3 weeks. Free shipping within the continental US. Contact us for expedited shipping, international shipping quote, or payment plan.


The Story
This piece started as a simple digitally painted study of a peach using Photoshop brushes. The result looked like a yummy peach but lacked some luster. Peaches are cool, but this one just hung there in space, uninspired. I’m personally not drawn to super-realism, so to add some punch, I roughed it up a bit. Like my hair and clothing, I tend to fancy layers. So, I infused an image of one of my hand-painted abstracts, digitally brushed on the loose squares and strokes over and under the peach and added painted color layers to boost the effect. I’m much happier with my “steel peach” than the original off-the-shelf fruit. Sure, it’s inedible, but you can’t have everything.