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#47 The Kite

The Kite (710mm x 890mm acrylic on canvas)

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A silent waiting – the mark of the hunter; a gentle breeze crosses the plain, the grasses murmur and the heavy heat of the African noon softens into the afternoon. Little moves, but for the scanning as the kite turns its head, missing nothing, waiting.

A silent watching – the patience of the artist; the shifting light on the rocks enhanced by the track of the sun, the soft feathers, gentle form, all perched on scalpel talons, contrasts that make these small hunters so fascinating.

In the studio these two worlds are brought together, a merging of realities born out of these extraordinary moments, and a pathway of sharing that invites you into these encounters.

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