Monday, March 28, 2016

murmuration

"Murmuration" - 20x30in mixed media abstract on canvas

For each Wanaka Arts Society exhibition there is a general section for members to display work on any subject and in any medium, and a special section where members create a piece of work to a particular theme. This Easter the special section was "Wings", as this year was also the biannual Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow in our town.

Above is the piece I submitted into the Wings section. It is of those wonderful, beautiful, dynamic huge flocks of Starlings that seem to fly and move like a huge of school of fish. I've seen this twice in real life, once here in NZ near a little country town called Tarras, and once in southern France. Both times it was over way too quickly.

So here is "Murmuration" against one of my abstract Central Otago landscapes.

"Murmuration"
20x30in (50x76cm)
Acrylics, vintage image transfers, pencil on canvas
SOLD



Detail of "Murmuration" - acrylics, vintage image transfers and pencil on canvas


Detail of  "Murmuration" - abstract landscape



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