Artist's description:

This nude painting is based on a poem written by award-winning writer, Megan Kerr when she was 16. We lived in a house with a tin roof and rain in that part of South Africa would thunder down onto the roof.
Once upon a thunderstorm
a lightning flash away
Rain promised at the window pane
To take the heat away.
A candle there you brought me
Though the darkness did not flee
yet it softened at the corners
And in warmth enfolded me.
In a blanket with a candle
at the centre of my heart
All secrets can be naked
In the privacy of dark.
The feelings that lie wordless
Subterranean in my soul
With a flash are in the open
And can still remain as whole
It was painted in 2002, and it has hung in our sitting room for many years, and I am only ready now to part with it...It is painted in artists watercolours and very heavy, 100% cotton watercolour paper, working from a model. The underlying kimono theme and my Chinese chop adds an Oriental feel to it.

Materials used:

Artists watercolours, 600gsm 100% watercolour paper. Wide off-white mount, glass and off-white wooden frame with wood texture showing. The painting has a deckled edge and is floating within the mount.

Once upon a Thunderstorm (1999)


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