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Tree of Peace
Tree of Peace
Oil on canvas
17 x 13 inches / 44 x 34 cm
Original for sale £375 (GBP)

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I love lots of details and the wide borders found in many medieval manuscripts. With this in mind I wanted to make a very decorative and fantastical painting with a printed image around the border. The tree trunk is painted gold with curling branches. Among the leaves and red berries candles glow with dotted gold halos. Upon the ground lies a jigsaw of leaves.

Within the outer blue border the birds were made by cutting out their shapes and painting oil directly onto these before pressing them into the border. I love the textures this creates.

I find this a very uplifting painting and although it does not represent a particular season, it does make a wonderful Christmas card.

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