" Balloon flare up - Levin" North Island New Zealand

" Balloon flare up - Levin"  North Island New Zealand

Something very different from my usual choice of subject but obviously calling for the use of the ink technique.. It was a fund raiser event, not offering rides but just to see the "flare up" where all balloonists present fired up at the same time - quite impressive. My grandson made it to the bottom right hand corner !

Beautiful painting full of atmosphere

Hang on Studio Wall

This was a challenge , used the mixed media ink technique

About the Artist
Mike Capenerhurst

Born & lived in Leicester for 30 years before coming to NZ in 1965 with wife and family. Dropped art at school for more "useful" subjects. Interest resurrected upon arriving out here. Started with oils, moved to water colour some 20 years ago.. Have played with etching and like it. Primarily self…

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