on the caravan route to Timbuktou

on the caravan route to Timbuktou
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Hang on Studio Wall
01/04/2015
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This is a watercolour but with a difference in that, like the Moroccan artists and my other Moroccan works, I have used saffron. I wanted to give depth and texture to the dune and anyone who has walked in the sub Saharan sands will know, the sand is not necessarily pure sand. In finishing the painting, I saw that I had managed to get a sort of 3D effect of the camels against the background sky.

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Sunil Mehta

I paint landscapes and abstracts in acrylics, oils and water colours. My favourite style is impasto as it creates beautiful imagery and depth exploiting the richness of the paints thereby producing a pleasing tactile surface. Landscapes convey peace, tranquility and considerable warmth. I often use…

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