Jul 6, 2013

Flying Deep


One of my paintings from the "The World Below". 
It depicts the underground reservoir at Centennial Park, Sydney, with some fantasy: this time the unlikely happening of seagulls flying through.

Normally used to house Sydney's drinking water, the reservoir was emptied, my husband photographer, Bob Peters, and I were lowered in... and we helped to make a record of the space. 

From this memory, and the photographs, I have produced a body of work comprising 26 medium and large scale paintings.

76cm x 76cm, oil on canvas.
For Sale: AU$980.00

See my web site www.shirleypeters.com for all the paintings from this series.

"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  ...