The mirror of my universe

My work lays bare more inadequacies and raw emotions than it was intended to reveal. In my mind I have achieved a convincing illusion of visible reality and in this website I am reassembling all my 'seeing', 'doing' and 'thinking' into a mirror of my own universe.
Posts tagged "Pohutukawa"
Summer

Summer

This painting encompasses symbols of a typical kiwi summers day. But we perceive it from a seagulls view point, as it is flying over the green hills towards the warm sand and turquoise ocean. The female form is ever so subtle present as a reclining nude within the contouring cliff top. Part of the Female...
Watching Paper Boats

Watching Paper Boats

Mother Earth is watching the man made paper boats. She is controlling man with her natural strength, never fully letting go of her dominance. In the end man stays vulnerable and will always succumb to her… Part of the Female Landscape series.
My View From Above

My View From Above

The elements portrayed in this landscape are typical of a New Zealand landscape. But the distorted bird’s eye view introduces a new dynamic between nature and man enjoying what it offers.
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

In this painting the landscape is seen as the birth mother of the new day. The Pohutukawa tree with its beautiful form, along with its lovely flowers is a great inspiration when representing the New Zealand coastal landscape. If you are familiar with the Maori legend of creation you may notice the subtle hints to...
New Zealand Landscape

New Zealand Landscape

The ferns pull the viewer into this playful portrayal of the New Zealand landscape. The motion of the iconic Pohutukawa is in harmony with the feminine rolling hills and manmade farming symbols. It is as if the artist wants to tell us nature and man can coexist in this world. The threatening element is not...
What I sea

What I sea

My expression of the New Zealand coastal landscape.