Artist's description:

Painting: Acrylic and Oil on Canvas.

As my daughter headed off on her Gap year to volunteer in a school in South Africa, I imagined what it would be like to see the landscape for the first time. The red earth, the heat haze, a emptiness ready for her to fill with experience. I work in vigorous strokes in acrylic, then build up layers or 'veils' with oils until the surface starts to vibrate and hum. At 6ft x 4ft I want the viewer to feel a sense of quiet and absorption, immersed in the painting before them, seeing slowly the colours emerge in different lights. I work in bands, like the three act structure of a narrative; a simple framework for a complex depth.

Materials used:

acrylic, oil

African Red (2016)

$1,893.53

  • Mixed Media painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 72 × 48 × 1 in / 72 × 48 in (actual image size)
  • Signed on the back
  • Ready to hang
Protected by our money back guarantee
  • Artwork description
  • Shipping
  • Returns and refunds
    We want you to love your art! If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase you can return it free within 14 days, no questions asked. Learn More

More by Lou Hamilton View all

How about these...

Your regional settings

Excellent - Five stars - Trustpilot