I’ve passed this way before. 42 x 58cms. Acrylic on paper.
They say that only Australians understand the Australian landscape and maybe that’s true. It’s unforgiving, dangerous and relentless. But it’s also magical, diverse and hauntingly spiritual and after 26 years living as an Australian, it still takes my breath away.
I’ve been reworking this one for several days from dozens of sketches and finally feel it’s right. A sufficient nod to abstraction but look closely and you’ll see the figurative tropes - trees and distant headlands. And the essential harmonies in the color palette.
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