Mar 19, 2013

Harbour Lights

Sydney Harbour as viewed from the point north of the Art Gallery.
It is called Mrs Macquarie Chair: she was the wife of our first govenor, and liked to sit on the point looking out on the harbour. So they named the area after her.

I was there last Sunday doing some watercolours, it was windy and 
the sea was breaking over the rocks.

Watercolor on paper: 26 x 36cm
(Will suit an IKEA "Ribba" frame AU$14.99, with some trimming of the mat)

"La Perouse is not here."

Third painting in my Tasmania Landscape series. It's based on the history of the Recherche Bay area, where a French Expedition  ...