Pastel Painting a gum tree in our yard with a strangler fig just starting to grow, it’s been 5 years to get to this stage, so I will have to wait about one hundred for it to be full size.


australia, fig tree, gum tree, pastel, queensland, rainforest, strangler fig

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  • beasweet
    beasweetover 6 years ago

    beautiful! We have a lemon tree on our backyard. It has been more that five years. We haven’t seen any lemons yet.
    Great work!

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryover 6 years ago

    Superb! I love the perspective you’ve given us in this image. Great attention to detail.

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanover 6 years ago

    thanks ppls I took a photo yesterday of the bottom of the treee . the roots of this strangler have now reached the ground. Good idea ! must put it into a photo journal of its progress.

  • poppy
    poppyover 6 years ago

    Beautiful work ginnymac, great angle, supurb detail & colours!!!

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanover 6 years ago

    thanks Poppy, it’s really growing atm

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanover 6 years ago

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    Mariaan M Krog...almost 6 years ago

    Awesome, so real! Great artwork!

  • thanks Mariaan I hadn’t looked at this fro a while and realized thos roots from the stranger fig are well established into the ground now.

    – Virginia McGowan

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...almost 6 years ago

    Your work is magnificent!

  • reflector
    reflectorabout 5 years ago

    A great painting Ginny ! Very detailed and I like that diagonal brush stroke.

  • Hi James I hadn’t looked at this for ages [year]?? and realized the fig has grown a lot since I did this I take photos of it every so often it’s not easy as it had it’s back to the light I must check out setting on the camera ,one reason why drawing/ paintings better to record things.see so much more. I also forgot I use to use diagonal brushstrokes most of the time a few years back, these days I tend to blend….

    – Virginia McGowan

  • RajeevKashyap
    RajeevKashyapalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic work

  • Hi thanks Rajeev …

    – Virginia McGowan

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