Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Australian Christmas

In 1994 I was invited to be in a Christmas themed art show. We were asked to select a country and look up information on how that country celebrated Christmas.

First of all it is summer down there at Christmas. The beach is a popular place to be. There is "Caroling by Candlelight" on the beach. So, I focused on the candlelight tradition. Painting in an Aboriginal style, I used dots to capture the effect of light. This is a piece that sold.

acrylic on canvas, 12" x 16"

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