Meadow of Gold No.1

MEADOW OF GOLD No.1

Strong textures and bold colours form this beautiful abstract mixed media impression captured in the Hemel and Aarde (Heaven on Earth) valley near Hermanus. 

Artist: MARTIN OSNER 

Signed Limited Editon (15)

Medium: Archival print on fine art paper

  • 100cm x 77cm / 39" x 30" (Including border) 

HOW MARTIN OSNER CREATED THIS PRINT

I took this photograph in the Hemel and Aarde (Heaven on Earth) valley between Caledon and Hermanus at the same time when I was trying to shoot for an exhibition called "Creation". An area I returned back to time after time without much success until the last visit. You can read the story here:-

https://www.martinosner.com/post/the-day-creation-was-unveiled

As with the exhibition shoot, I also have limited success with everything else I wanted to shoot, mainly due to the poor weather and uncomplimentary lighting conditions.

As I drove down into a valley one morning, the sun came out for a few seconds lighting up this beautiful tree in a meadow; it was like a glimpse of glory, and then it all dissipated as the sunlight vanished one again for the day. I took a photograph thinking that I would try to process it as black and white, which incidentally also did not work.

The last chance to show this scene as I had experienced it that day was to see what I could do using mixed media in the studio. I printed out the photograph in colour on art paper and then let it loose with acrylic paint combined with a textured stone overlay. It was not long, and this beautiful impression emerged from the grave of poor light, freshly delivered from the depths of my imagination. I am so chuffed with the final result.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

On a winter's day in 1984 "photography" and I met quite by accident, an encounter that redirected my life and changed it forever. Over the past twenty-eight years, while walking a self-discovery path, my methodology has taken numerous detours. It is a journey that has refined a relaxed subconscious attitude, with a desire to express simplicity and honesty through my work. For me, a photograph holds an undeniable sense of realism, a new correlation that is easy to associate with. I see I understand; I experience, I connect. In my photography, I allow day to day life to inspire ... Read More >>

Our promise to you!

We print on order using the best quality fine art papers and permanent ink to ensure that the archival integrity is maximised. We guarantee that this print will not fade or discolour if kept out of direct sunlight and framed correctly. Every order is personally checked prior to packaging by Martin Osner, the owner and founder of the gallery.

Quality, service and customer satisfaction are exceptionally important to us!

$1,250.00

Available units: 4

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