29.9 x 29.9 inch (H*W)
76 x 76 cm (H*W)
Enamel, impasto and oil pastel on canvas
Contemporary Expressive, Wildlife, Nature
"Maple, the facing Himalayan brown bear," captures a moment of both strength and melancholy in a captivating painting. At the forefront stands a powerful brown bear, its fur rendered with rich, earthy tones, facing the viewer with a commanding presence. Behind this formidable creature, a poignant narrative unfolds as a moving silhouette in soft pastel hues symbolizes the gradual disappearance of these majestic animals. The delicate dance of shadows serves as a visual lament for the diminishing presence of Himalayan brown bears in their natural habitats. "Maple" beckons viewers to reflect on the delicate balance between the awe-inspiring might of wildlife and the increasing threats they face. The dynamic composition and subtle interplay of colors implore observers to contemplate the urgent need for conservation, urging a collective effort to preserve the beauty and existence of these remarkable creatures.
In this highly expressive and passionate style Gillie and Marc have let their emotions run free in this explosive collection of freehand painting. Inspired by the styles of Brett Whiteley, Francis Bacon, and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gillie and Marc have combined enamel paint with oil pastel to breathe life into the worlds most endangered species. Over the past five years, Gillie and Marc spent hours sketching and studying wildlife, travelling the globe to meet these animals up close. These sketches have now been brought to life in vibrant colour with love and passion. Each painting is created as a team with both the artists bringing their own emotion into every painting.
Please note: All canvases come stretched and ready to hang, however if you would like your painting to be framed, Gillie and Marc are happy to provide this service for you at your request. For framing enquiries please email us.
It is important to keep your painting out of direct sunlight and not to lean anything against the surface of the canvas. If it gets dusty, it can be cleaned with a soft dry cloth.
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