Bushlands of Africa

Bushlands of Africa

Beautifully painted.

Very impressive, Kathy - great style and effects...

Thankyou Sandra for your comment. I'm glad you like it Jan, I've been developing this style of painting so appreciate your comment.

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This painting of Africa was made using acrylic on clay board. After painting loosely, allowing the watery paint to pool and settle, I added layers of vibrant colour before going in with scraping tools. I used fine points and sandpaper to add texture and to take out areas of colour. The surface was built up with further painting and scraping and then a large brush was used to harmonise the whole painting and add loose areas of colour again.

About the Artist
Kathy Gales

As a very young girl at school I remember painting a picture of a boat on the sea. It was probably just a red and blue splodge but I was commended for it and from then on I fell in love with trying to make recognisable images. My early work was mostly detailed drawings but later I started to…

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