With a working studio in the City of Victoria, Gillian Redwood is an expressive acrylic painter who creates large, colourful, dynamic canvases. She has been very successful selling her work to collectors in Canada, USA and Europe.
Down below the Chinese Cemetary at Harling Point lies a stony outcrop which juts out into the ocean. Full of summer dried yellow grassy hollows, this is a place humming with insects and small birds. A wild a beautiful place to sit on a warm summer afternoon. Sketchbook in hand and a box of chalk pastels, I sat in a rocky hollow to draw the scene. The air was heavy with heat and insect buzzing back and forth among the grasses. Happy with the resulting image, this painting was created. The gold lines indicate the buzzing insects and the ocean beyond is full, deep and blue in the summer sun.
region: Greater Victoria
closest community: Oak Bay, Victoria
original medium: Acrylic
The original of this art is available for sale.Size (W x H inches): 24" x 20"
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