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Darkness – Taipouri

darkness-taipouri

Darkness – Taipouri

2008
Enamel on Canvasboard
670mm x 283mm

This is my first in a series of using sgraffito to create landscapes through a layer of black enamel. The gloss enamel creates a depth to the black and allows the rest of the colours to shine through. Darkness – Taipouri is a part of a larger series where I looked at using English and Maori words to create an added depth to the paintings and create some New Zealandness with them.