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Surrender

We found this fallen tree trunk in the Opepe Forest. Trying to get a good photo as reference to paint it, I stepped on it trying to get over and found myself right through it. It had truly surrendered.  But it was in it’s surrender that it had given light to the other young trees […]

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Bush Baby

I love the way nature looks after the weak and the young. These bush babies were found nestled among the roots of the magnificent Kahikatea on one of our walks in the Kaimanawa ranges. A few years from now and these young Lancewoods will in turn be giving shelter to other young trees. here’s the […]

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Kahikatea

A trip to the White Pine Reserve in sunny Hawkes Bay, had us marveling at the beautifully bustressed kahikatea  trees. So solid and straight. The light coming through and enveloping the trunk of this one caught my attention. So many little spots of beauty in the bush. 🙂 Check out the link to see more […]

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Morning Light

What is your favourite time of day? I wouldn’t call myself a great morning person, but I do love the morning light. It has a beauty all of it’s own. Enough to make it worth getting out of bed for…most of the time. The dog, however, is a great morning, noon and night ‘person’ when […]

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Highlights

I think it is my personal favourite in the series. ‘Highlights’ is an acrylic painting on canvas applied with palette knife only. If you follow this link it will take you to see all the details… lyndasymons.com/highlights/ Let me know in the comment box below what you like about it.

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Palette Knife Paintings

You just get one go. No going back over it. No trying to fix this bit or change that. Just ONE go. Think it through…colours…order of colours on the knife…light, shadows, … Play it through in your mind Visualise the paint flowing off that knife One swish across the canvas and voilà! You’re done! That’s […]

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