This luminous art is painted with many thin layers of acrylic paint on top of silver leaf to create an atmospheric effect, luminosity and to capture the reflection of light on the water. It is inspired by the beautiful reflections during sunset at Addington Point Marsh-one of NTBC properties aimed to conserve internationally significant waterfowl and fish habitat within the Boundary Bay Wildlife Management Area. Marshes are unique ecosystems that serve many important functions: natural water quality improvement, flood protection, shoreline erosion control, habitat for shelter and nesting sites for migratory birds, juvenile fish-shellfish, wildlife and opportunities for recreation and
|Technique:||Mixed Media Acrylic on Canvas|
|Contents:||Landscape, Seascape, Outdoors, Nature|
|Edition:||Original, one of a kind artwork|
|Unframed Size:||12in x 12in|
Lions Bay, British Columbia
Monica's distinctive style of textural painting, in which she applies thick layers of acrylic paint and medium with palette knives, results in a 3-D effect, suggesting organic energy, flow and movement. At the same time, she uses multiple glazes of colour to produce contrast and harmony, creating lightness, fluidity, and
"“Working with texture and layers in my mixed media paintings gives me an opportunity to express nature in an abstract way, to encourage the viewer to be moved by its beauty, and to create a mood that will seduce the eye, soothe the mind, and inspire the spirit.” Monica Gewurz"