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Bioluminous Dreamer II - Abstract Sealife Painting

Bioluminous Dreamer II - Abstract Sealife Painting

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This is an original abstract painting on canvas that is ready to hang on your beautiful wall.

Underwater life thrills me. All the amazing sea-life and the multi-layered landscape beneath the surface of the water is a place of beauty, comfort, discovery and otherworldliness. I find these things beautiful and soothing just like creating art.

Medium: Acrylic Polymer Paint on Traditional Gallery Wrapped Canvas

Dimensions: H51cm x W51cm

This is an original, one off, abstract painting on canvas that is ready to hang on your beautiful wall.

There is much for your eyes to explore here. The dramatic darks and subtle lights in this painting create an otherworldly feel. The background in this painting has a soft focus, this together with the circular forms drifting daintily across the surface move the eye in and out of focus.

‘Bioluminous Dreamer II’ continues with my fascination in the sublime beauty found in micro-worlds, biology, the sea and the effervescence contained within the waters of all life.

All the tiny fragments of the universe and patterns made by nature and of course I can never escape the Oceans pull on me. I grew up in and by the sea. Bioluminescent organisms, magnificent corals, seaweeds, algae, shell forms and all manner of sea creatures from my memories of Snorkelling around the back beach at Flinders, Australia. The round forms and hues in this artwork are inspired by this sea-life and reefs, and in particular, when the coral spawns (blooms) to procreate in all its magnificence.

The circles also relate to patterns made by light and nature. Beams of light and rain on surfaces like glass or a car windscreen. Or the photographic reading of light giving the ‘bokeh’ effect, a soft out-of-focus blur of luminosity. The reference to light is about creating a glow, an incandescence, a moment of illumination, something mysterious, magical and special. I wanted to create something universal, sublime and beautiful for our collective memories of life and nature to ponder.

Many viewers feel a gentle freedom from this series of paintings. Uplifting and peaceful like being underwater with jellyfish floating by.

But ultimately, what I enjoy most about my paintings is that they make people smile with a sense of wonderment and feelings of happiness as well as giving their walls beauty and a talking point for years to come.



 ALL PAINTINGS ARE VARNISHED with Professional Quality Artists Varnish, once they have been photographed. This gives a protective surface and an exquisite sheen that really makes the colours powerful & eye-catching.

The painting is on canvas wrapped around traditional wooden stretcher bars with edges that are a smart 3.5cm deep out from your wall.

The edges are cleaned, staple free and painted a black to compliment this painting.

Ready to put on your wall with hanging wire on back.

Painting is signed and titled verso.

SHADOW BOX FRAMING in raw oak, white or black can be arranged at for an additional fee. Message me for a quote.

This painting can be safely shipped off the stretcher bars in a tube for international collectors. Most picture framers are able to re-stretch the canvas for a reasonable fee.

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