This original painting Burrawarra Bond which is quite large being a 101 x 76 cm stretched canvas. In my paintings I like create some texture into the undercoat of gesso and then created the background using acrylics to create a very loose image depicting the curious cattle behind. I then sealed this and began to create the foreground of the horse,farmer and his faithful dogs having a moment after a job well done. I was trying to create a 3D type of effect and I must say I’m very happy with it . I like the way the focus of the painting really is the bond within this team on Burrawarra station. My thanks always to Nicky from Dawsonriver Kelpies for the reference material. The dog under the horse ended up having about 33 different faces during the creation…Ha Ha ..but happy with his expression looking up toward the horse.
The painting is framed in a beautiful wooden frame that really helps to pop the painting . The overall measurements of the framed painting are 116 cm x 90 cm or 46″ x 35″ .
Please contact me if you are interested in purchasing this painting as there are so many options for the postage/freight and where you are in the world to factor in that it is near impossible to put through the shop. This one is too big to put in Australia post ,unless we take the frame off, take the canvas off the stretcher frame and roll into a sturdy postal tube for you to have re stretched and framed on receiving the painted canvas. This is a great option if overseas. I am more than happy to answer your queries and look at the best options for you for the safe delivery of Burrawarra Bond.
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