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The Gum on the Hill, 2013
Graphite on Beech Board
30cm (h) x 30cm (w)


This tree lives on the hill on the property that I grew up on. As the seasons change, so does the colour of its bark and as it grows the bark peels off creating wonderful shapes and shadows on the trunk. I particularly like the idea of drawing directly onto the timber and allowing the grain of the wood to add depth to the drawings.