59 x 59 inch (H*W)
150 x 150 cm (H*W)
Enamel on Canvas
Contemporary Expressive, Wildlife
The painting titled "He Was a Duck Out of Water" portrays a stunning scene where a majestic duck is perched atop an oversized rubber ducky. This juxtaposition creates a powerful symbol of feeling out of place or uncomfortable in one's surroundings. The beautiful duck, with its vibrant feathers and graceful presence, represents the individual who stands out from the crowd, perhaps due to their unique qualities or unconventional nature. The oversized rubber ducky, on the other hand, symbolizes the unfamiliar or artificial environment that the duck finds itself in. This painting invites viewers to reflect on the experience of being different and the challenges of navigating unfamiliar territory, while also celebrating the beauty and resilience of those who dare to be themselves in a world that often expects conformity.
Bringing all your favourite things to life, from that pair of converse sneakers you wear every day to your most precious teacup, and pairing them with some of the most endangered animals in the world, Gillie and Marc are giving a unique perspective on the things we consider to be most important. Inspired by pop artists such as Andy Warhol and mixed with beautifully realistic animals using their iconic thick texture painting style, this Pop Realism collection is bringing the wild into our lives in a striking yet joyous experience.
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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