The beauty and energy of water have always fascinated me. I am always drawn to the infinite horizon, the many moods of the water, the rich air, the everchanging beach, it is a place for exploration and reflection. This multi-layered painting was inspired during sunset while visiting the Vaseux Lake -Okanagan NTBC property which protects important habitats for bighorn sheep and other threatened species.
Here the horizon takes center stage and becomes one of the important and necessary elements in search of simplicity that leads to the awakening of consciousness. An element so simple but that is fundamental and powerful,
|Technique:||Mixed Media Acrylic on Canvas|
|Styles:||Abstract, Expressionism, Impressionism, Minimalism|
|Contents:||Architecture, Building, Tower, Sea, Shoreline, Watercraft, Vessel, Outdoors, Vehicle, Ocean, Water, Sky, Transportation|
|Edition:||Original, one of a kind artwork|
|Framed Size:||25in x 25in x 1.5in|
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"