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artbyzoefaragher
10-23-2006, 02:12 PM
This piece was painted on a boxed canvas - using texture medium to create a 3 dimension effect, colours used metallic copper, paynes grey, with a touch of burgundy. Size 60x50cm

Lady Carol
10-23-2006, 02:28 PM
This is interesting too. Very reminescent of Aussie bush fires.

pearl_verde
10-23-2006, 04:47 PM
I really dig this. It reminds me of my experiments in jewelry school with fire burnishing copper...Thanks for bringing back good memories. ;)

artbyzoefaragher
10-23-2006, 09:55 PM
Thanks Carol - that is where the inspiration came from - after bush fires the plant life that grows back is awesome - that's why I called it refining fire
I'm so glad it brought back good memories for you Pearl

spiral_world
10-24-2006, 09:35 AM
I love both...colors and tekstures....
great painting :clap: :clap:
Dragica

Jon
10-24-2006, 10:08 AM
I don't know about bush fires but it did bring to mind the 'fire' color of tall grasses when they mature in the hot summer sun.
Nice job!

valchina612
10-24-2006, 10:24 AM
Your painting certainly brings the picture of the devastation of bushfires Zoe. We have already had a couple of days in S.A. this Spring when we had 27 different bushfires burning throughout our State. Well done with your painting. :clap: :clap: :thumbsup:

Val. :wave:

signman drew
10-24-2006, 10:46 AM
Very cool, can almost post in the sculpture forum. Also liking the border. Drew

dreamz
10-24-2006, 02:02 PM
color and texture..... its a very appealing piece

artbyzoefaragher
10-24-2006, 07:15 PM
Thanks Dragica, Jon, Val, Drew & Dreamz
Oh Val I heard about those fires, we have a few here in Victoria too. Looks like it's going to be a very long hot dry summer - must go out soon and buy a portable air conditioner - anything over 30 deg celcius - and I melt.
Happy painting everyone
Zoe