Botanic Gardens in Autumn. Original oil on canvas.
Awe the colors used in this Incredible work astounding…Cadmium yellow, phlhalo blue, Cadmium red, Burnt Sienna, Yellow ochre, Magenta, Ivory black, Burnt umber, Ivory black, and white.This work was a finalist in the 2017 Arts Gold Awards.
Inspiration behind this work is The shortness of the flowering season of the magnolia Kerry felt she just had to capture it before it’s gone! The dark back ground gives depth and a modern twist to the work, which also led to the word Midnight in the naming of the work.
The limited pallet in oils a challenge the water droplets a touch of sadness,freshness and life.
The fresh smell of New Zealand bush, the tropical feel. Makes you wonder what is around the corner? This work is currently on display at The Karamea Resource and Information Centre. Original acrylic painting on canvas by New Zealand artist Kerry Fenton-Johns.