• Golden, 2020
    29.7cm x 21cm.
    Acrylic on artboard.


    Part of the Feathers series, inspired by the movement, magic and mystery of mythical and exotic birds. 

    Stories of The Golden Bird present more of a test to its protagonist - the youngest of three brothers sent out to capture a bird that has been eating their father's golden apple tree.

    Despite being the youngest, and in some telling of the story - not as strong and smart as his brothers - he triumphs because he is kinder and more determined than they to achieve his goal. 

    Multiple layers of acrylic paint and gel mediums - and various shaping, brushwork and palette techniques - have been applied to create different textures that reflect light. This mimics the iridescent and light reflective quality of feathers - and how they can shimmer and change colour under different light.


    Each comes in an 16 x 12 inch (30.48 x 40.64 cm) acid-free ice-white mount, with a backing board and plastic sleeve. Frames shown are for illustration only.

    Each one signed by the artist and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

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