The Mill-Race.

“Derelict” oil on canvas 39cm. x  52cm.

We walk though old farm yards. Past roofless stone cottages. The ruins of the old mill at the waters edge. How busy it must have been in this place once upon a time. We cross the river over the footbridge.  Just we  two.


Author: David Carroll - Visual Artist

Born in 1947 in North Wales, David migrated to Australia in 1970 with his wife and children. He graduated from Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW. with a Bachelors Degree of Visual Art (Honours). Davids artwork is inspired by memory; but rather than depict specific events, he reflects emotional situations, infused by present moments of recollection. In 2017 David was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, which has profoundly effected his artwork. He uses colour, form and symbolic motifs, to create a personal visual story.

3 thoughts on ““Derelict.””

  1. I love this. The painting alone and then with the words. A sense of sadness or wistfulness combined with the lively colors. Some the opposition enhances. Just great, I think.


    1. Thanks for the comment Claudia. As you may know it can be a little daunting to put work on line for all to judge, especially when the work may challenge the viewer. I also find that writing about each image helps to resolve it for me and also inform the viewer about my abstract paintings. It is rewarding to know that others appreciate what I do. Comments like yours encourage me to carry on. Thank you.

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