Holly, Jackson and Ezra

Holly Jackson and Ezra

acrylic on canvas
46 x 61cm

Gary, my friend and uncle of these three children, remarked recently that so many of my paintings have the moon in them. I thought my moon painting phase was well and truly over, but when I was working on this painting something seemed missing, and I couldn’t resist painting a bright full moon glowing behind the flax plants. I worked from three separate photos of the children to create this portrait.

• August 31, 2015

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