What lies beneath - Dartmoor

What lies beneath - Dartmoor
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I like the idea of painting the geology - I'm rereading Richard Fortey's book "The Earth" at the moment - apparently a lot of the very deepest rocks are green in colour, so you may not be far off.

You’ve made the earth as beautiful below ground as it is above Stevan. Also, you’ve made the point of how minute the above ground window dressing is really. Love the inclusion of the dendritic marks on the right.

Love the idea here, and the composition and colours. Was interested to learn that the deepest rocks are green.

Very different and eye catching. Reminds me of something I read in a book years ago, where there was 2 worlds. Really captured my imagination this. Thank you for posting.

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07/09/2018
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The geology of Britain is such that I often wonder what is actually beneath the iconic structures and landscapes that we see and visit when we travel around. This picture is one of a few that I'm putting together that has abstract images of what the geology below us may be like?

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Stevan Petrovic

I was born in Wakefield West Yorkshire and lived in that area most of my life. I moved over the border in to Lancashire (only just) in 2011. My family and my job have been priorities but I have managed to draw and paint since I was a child. For a short period I was the Chairman of Wakefield art…

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