Original Sirpa painting. Acrylic on canvas. 100cm x 150cm x 5cm
Sirpas technique is based on rich layers of color on textured canvas. The carefully selected under color for each tonality of light gives the paintings an air of depth.
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This piece was inspired by the artist’s experience of her brothers old wooden rowboat that he lovingly refurbished and painted white and red. Now a lot later seeing kiwi kids in their wooden dinghies around the sounds having a free childhood of adventure and exploration reminds her of the experience of her own free childhood. Sirpas perceptive observations of her own children growing up in the sounds radiates from her portrayal of children in loving unmistakable way.