Ink drawing & mixed media on paper, 2021, 42 x 59cm (A2)
The feeling you get when you see these birds flying above you is up makes your heart burst. Time spent in Brazil a few years ago implanted a deep reverence for these majestic and awe inspiring birds.
The guardian ‘bird-man’ came forth in a spontaneous meditative drawing . The complexity of the shapes and morphing forms of the seated, cross-legged figure took some work. Only when I let go of the thinking mind did it ‘work itself out”
I find that this ambiguity in the drawing is where the power of the image centers. The macaw symbolizes many things : grace, healing, union, fertility, and is often referred to as a guardian – funnily enough the term guardian for my title came to me before discovering this last description.
A highly detailed and dynamic black ink drawing, hand coloured with pencil and with some subtle highlights of acrylic paint
This artwork will definitely create a magical portal for contemplation, joy and serenity in the space or home it hangs in.
Once payment is received, it will be accompanied by a signed certificate of authenticity, and carefully rolled into a sturdy cardboard postage cylinder and shipped out within 5 business days
Price includes shipment within Australia
Original Artwork, Print