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Eucalyptus / Bloekombome

Elizabeth Kendall

Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa

Artist's Description

The Tasmanian Blue Gum, Southern Blue Gum or Blue Gum, (Eucalyptus globulus)- BLOEKOMBOOM in AFRIKAANS is an evergreen tree, one of the most widely cultivated trees native to Australia. They typically grow from 30 to 55 m (98 to 180 ft) tall. There are naturalized non-native occurrences in southern Europe Spain, Akamas, Cyprus, and Portugal, Southern Africa, New Zealand, western United States (California), Hawaii and Macaronesia, Caucasus (Western Georgia). Info
A photo from my friend Pieta Pieterse was my inspiration. Painted in acrylic on an x-rayseheet. 35 × 43 cm, I used a paletteknife and brush.
ART: Acrylic2
FEATURED in Everyday Women
23 February 2014.
FEATURED in Acrylic Painting
1 March 2014.

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