Influenced by the abstract minimalist compositions of traditional Japanese & Chinese ink paintings where blank spaces 'yohaku' are an integral part of the composition and a signifier of zen 'nothingness' or 'mu'. The abstract shapes and tones of the composition were my first consideration. Linear lines were kept simple, cross contouring the forms and textures of my subjects..
The rich copperish hue that I could only see in my minds eye at first, was finally achieved after a few sample tests. A strong mixture of raw umber & light red watercolour got the result desired.
The mangrove tree loosely referenced a few life sketches I had done of them, a few years back on a trip to a desolate seaside haunt of many photographers, where they grew, old and twisting, their roots exposed, shooting out of the salty muddy waters beneath, gnarled, petrified reminders of life on a desolate seascape..
Protected with Krylon UV Protective, Acid Free, Archival Fixative
Comes with a signed 'Certificate of Authenticity' and will be packaged for the best protection wrapped in archival lignen & acid-free japanese rice tissue paper with bubble wrap etc. Sent rolled with an inner and outer tube to ensure it reaches you in perfect condition.
SHIPPING: Artwork will be shipped via DHL, FedEx or EMS Tracked Shipping (Worldwide shipping that arrives within 3-6 working days (except Argentina, Brazil, Chile Colombia, Peru, Venezuela which may take up to 5-8 working days)). Any duty or taxes are payable by you. Please do check your country's import regulations. In the event that shipping charges are less than you paid, the balance will be refunded in full.
I COMBINE SHIPPING. If you purchase more than one art-piece from me at once, the shipping price will be adapted for combined shipment and the difference refunded.
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Graphite Pencil, Chinese Black Ink and W&N Artists Watercolour on Textured Archival (acid & Lignen Free) Paper.