“Primitive Landscape.2”


Primitive Landscape 2. Mixed media on paper, 50cm. x  70cm.

The trees about the cottage did not actually appear as I portrayed them in this image. There was so much more information for me to record.  Memories of the primitive sound of wind blowing eerily through otherwise impenatable undergrowth.  Ancient branches groaning in objection as one rubbed against another under relentless buffetting. Rustling foliage added to unidentifiable creaks and crashes. All combined to conjure a sense of primordial fear.

Author: David Carroll - Visual Artist

David is a contemporary artist using many types of media to create abstract artwork. Born in 1947 in North Wales, he migrated to Australia in 1970 with his wife and children. David has spent most of his working life in the electrical trades. He was lucky enough to be accepted as a full time, mature age student (aged 63) at Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. graduating after four years of study with a Bachelors Degree of Visual Art (Honours). David and his wife, now great-grandparents, live in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. where David paints in his studio most days. His abstract works are inspired by memory; not so much to depict specific events but rather, a series of emotional situations infused by present moments of recollection. David regards himself as a mature age, emerging artist.

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