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The novice
Acrylic colour on thai handmade mulberry paper(kada sa) , deckled edge, 13 x 10 in., 25 x 34 cm
Painting is inspired by my time spent in Myanmar & Thailand visiting monks & monasteries there, and my own temporary intro into Buddhist monasticism.
The rest is an exercise in colours, especially in the orange and folds of the robes, and a sense of improvised splash!
Recently I’ve gotten in a bit of a new mood… I want my pictures to move, have ‘em with a it of a rough edge to them. And tough I do my best to upload on time and regularly, I am valuing my studio time a bit more…
The paper I use is a traditional mulberry paper handmade in Thailand. Mulberry leaves are used there to feed the silkworm in the silk industry, the sticks used to make the paper. The resulting paper is a thick parchment paper, strong yet pliable. The close up picture is of higher resolution to be able to get a feel for the texture and brush strokes of the painting. 3rd vis the work in progress.
Please note that you can purchase in one order up to 6 paintings of this same size (small painting category) or smaller to be included in the same 1 shipping fee.
Please allow 3 days for processing.
Interested to have your idea painted in this style? Maybe a storyboard collage from a recent travel, or abstract portrait? Contact me.
Take a glimpse into this artist, and how step by step I build my paintings, and other details at the following link:
Recent publications I’m in:
Hidden Treasure Art eMagazine on FlipSnack I’m on p.16-17, 26

Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Yearbook 2015 on FlipSnack I’m on p.49

Materials used:

acrylic colour on handmade Thai mulberry paper

The novice (2016)


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This artwork is sold by Gordon Tardio from Malaysia

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