The Local 1 2019
Mixed media, paint & digital composite on aluminium
 200mm x 200mm

The images of the birds have all been taken on our property at Pumpkin Hill.

I have composited the birds with images taken at the Tairua Refuse Station and placed them on a backdrop of Te Kara Bay. 

I wanted to create an image with a surreal mood, a beautiful bird on a beautiful landscape, littered with careless waste.

I am creating a series of these images where I repeat the process of printing and painting on aluminium. I experiment with varied layers in the printing process to help highlight and embellish chosen areas. I then hand paint each panel, making each piece unique.

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