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spring - sugar, pink, plum

Spring - sugar, pink, plum



Medium: Acrylic on board     |     Size: 600mm x 400mm     |     Price: NZ $850 (Framed)

 

As a child in spring, for a brief couple of weeks the streets around our house were transformed with a froth of cherry blossom.  Running underneath them I was immersed in soft pink light and if the branches hung low enough I could return home with handfuls of blossom.  The tulips were the original focus of this picture, exotic before a row of  flaxes in rich colours of plum, purple and cerise.  Somehow the cherry tree has taken over though; standing tall in the background its petals are blowing over the whole picture.