"The volcanic plateau " acrylic

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A spectacular place.

Lovely Mike. You are so fortunate to have wonderful views to paint - another stunner from your portfolio

my thanks for the encouragement. Highest point is just over 2700 metres , there are crater lakes and it is an interesting hike can lose just about all that snow in summer.

Hang on Studio Wall

just over 2 hours drive away and yes have been up on top a few times. Easier than Mt Taranaki - one starts at a higher altitude - unlike Mt Taranaki which starts at sea level. This is an active area and there have been a few coughs and splutters of recent years. Hot springs as well. Great tramping area - it is one of our National Parks.

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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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