Acrylic on canvas, 16"x20"
Gum trees are among my favourite subjects. This one begged to be painted it's so full of character. It bears the scars of a hard life with broken limbs and a hole where it's heart used to be, but it perseveres.

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Comment by Jim Haycock on November 30, 2013 at 17:20

Wonderful painting!  I love your style -- such exactness!  The colors are just beautiful, too!

Comment by Silvana M Albano on November 30, 2013 at 12:13

This is superb Richard! And it IS full of character, very well represented in your painting! Love the depth too!

Comment by Ann Turner on November 29, 2013 at 18:45

Great sense of depth and value! Beautiful

Comment by Sharon Repple on November 29, 2013 at 13:45

Great painting and color palette

Comment by Suzanne Louise Andrew on November 29, 2013 at 0:33
great gum trees. I find them a real challenge. You have captured the base excellently well done
Comment by Pauline Le Merle on November 28, 2013 at 23:51

Lovely painting Richard with a heart felt description :-}


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