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    By The Roadside

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    4.60 ( 2 votes )
    Contact samhallart@gmail.com
    Added 2017-04-11 04:22:16
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    Acryilic pen & ink on Masonite panel. Depicts the kind of scene we all too often walk past without seeing, yet which is full of the variety of Nature. Even weeds can be beautiful! I loved the contrast of old stones and the burnt tree trunk - both dead elements surrounded by all the bursting energy of Spring. The Location was on a small island just off Stavanger in Norway. 

    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Sam Hall
    Width (inches): 13,5
    Height (inches): 12.5
    Country United Kingdom
    Media Acrylic
    Painting Genre: Representational: Landscape / Nature


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    Wonderful contrast between fresh green growth of Spring and the ancient rocks, with subtle colouring. The burnt out tree provides a solid base.

    Excellent depiction of depth and various textures

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    Well, one must read the description with this painting. The artist projects such an enthusiastic spirit and I am immediately caught up! This painting surely conveys the fantastical, a place inspired by dreams of other realms -- yet within this world, shrouded in the lore of history and days gone by.

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