Sally Browne
Sally Browne

Sydney, Australia

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Medium

Gouache and Watercolour on thick textured Saunders watercolour paper 650gsm with deckled edges. Unframed

Description

For this painting I have been furthering my exploration of mark making and really enjoying the qualities of my materials. I work in gouache on very thick textured paper, varying the paint consistency from thick and opaque to a watery wash that bleeds so beautifully into the paper and lets me achieve those lovely random watermarks.

When I began painting birds and plants a few years ago, my work was quite flat and graphic, almost screen print - like, and painted onto crisp white backgrounds. As my painting practice evolves, I am beginning to include more layering and detail, and exploring the use of Australian landscapes in my work.

TAGS

#Bird painting, #works on paper, #watercolour, #contemporary watercolour, #Australian landscape, #Botanical, #Plants, #Proteas, #flowers, #earth colours, #sky, #sand, #flora and fauna, #bird, #wattlebird, #Australian nature, #nature, #landscape, #nature, #animals, #seagreen, #prussian blue, #grey, #grey sky
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