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Mirror Lake  (She sits and waits.) by Belinda "BillyLee" NYE (Printmaker)
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Hand painted edtion I did today for the “She” competition in Dandenong next month. That is if I get selected!

This image comes from a photograph of me at 15 years of age….sitting at Mirror Lake viewing the beauty of the world for the very first time. It was such a memorable moment for me.

Then it was back to the cowboy who took the photograph!

This is a woodcut, a rather large woodcut. It is hand painted with ink. I enjoy the process of wood cuts, then handpainting. Its an extremely long process but every stage of the development is enjoyable.

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belinda nye, billylee, hand colored, mirror lake, printmaking, woodcut print, printmaker

Printmaker and Painter on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.

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  • hank44
    hank44over 6 years ago

    wow cool image, like the effect, nice work

  • Mariam Muradian
    Mariam Muradianover 6 years ago

    Absolutely breathtaking, Billy !!!!!!!!
    The detail! The colors! All the multi-directional woodcuts give the print such MOTION and EMOTION!
    RICH beyond compare!!!!!………
    You are so clearly perfecting your technique. I am so proud of you!

    Peace,
    Mariam Muradian

  • thickblackoutline
    thickblackoutlineover 6 years ago

    WOW!!!! this is totally amazing! good luck with the comp!

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanover 6 years ago

    Billie Lee I just so love these, always a favourite medium woodcut, looked at so many for 50 odd years, and I am sure you will be famous one day.they are the best.

  • Siamesecat
    Siamesecatover 6 years ago

    Lovely artwork Billy Lee..

    I am also thinking to enter this art show…

  • whisperingruth
    whisperingruthover 6 years ago

    Love it BilyLee!!

  • Heather  Rivet  IPA
    Heather Rivet...over 6 years ago

    outstanding

  • Belinda "BillyLee" NYE (Printmaker)
    Belinda "Billy...over 6 years ago

    Thanks guys, I so much want to be in the comp but so many people go for it. Thousands I think. I won’t know until next year…but the SHE is where I want to be! Its my goal to get into this art prize. How to make it happen????B

  • Renate  Dartois
    Renate Dartoisover 6 years ago

    Beautiful painting Billy you created a wonderful setting.

  • helene ruiz
    helene ruizover 6 years ago

    excellent!

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