A beautiful oil painting of a koala bear amongst the leaves and blossom of the eucalyptus tree.
The painting is in oils and painted in an expressionistic style onto a 26x26x4cm box canvas.
The colour palette is deliberately high key, using bright saturated colour to describe the lush vegetation.
The edges of the canvas are painted a bright green to emphasise the vegetation that was lost to the bush fires.
I originally wanted the painting to shout 'HELP!' and started off on a bright red and orange ground, but as the painting developed it took on a life of it's own and drew me to the beauty of the habitat and the animals that have been lost. This is my tribute to them all. I hope that you will help me to raise some much needed funds to care for those that managed to escape. It is time to rebuild and nurture the precious nature that we have.
As the news on Covid-19 virus updates by the hour many art exhibitions that have been worked towards all year are being cancelled or postponed.
Only yesterday the committee of the Association of Animal Artists came to the sad decision to cancel their impending exhibition so I am now auctioning this painting off to make sure that it raises as much money as possible for the Wildlife Warriors that are caring for injured animals following the Australian bushfires.
I have called this one 'Paradise Lost' and it is a commemoration for all animals tragically killed or horrifically injured.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PLACE A BID CLICK HERE!
AUCTION ENDS 4TH APRIL 2020
The winning bid will be informed via email and art work will be posted recorded delivery upon payment.
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Thank you for helping me to help those that are at the forefront of natural disaster.
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I am a painter specialising in Oil portraits of animals and people, though I do take on commissions of just about anything. I love art, and I love being inspired and I love to paint! Please feel free to comment on my work.